Expert Interview –Dáša Ševerová

Dáša Ševerová was born in Slovakia where she spent first 30 years of her life. She studied Mathematics and Biology and was working several years as a high school teacher at a school for gifted children. After her son was born, she moved with her family to Geneva From the beginning, Dáša was interested in geometrical origami, in models that expressed beauty through form and symmetry. Her explorations in modular origami evolved into an interest in tessellations, one sheet models of boxes, stars fractals, and models made from paper strips. From these interests came Dáša’s first ideas about how to “improve” or extend existing models to make her own variations. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Lizzie Burns

Dr. Lizzie Burns is the founder of the Anti-Boredom Campaign (ABC) and has conducted creative sessions that include the use of Origami over the past 10 years in the context of hospital settings. Lizzie was introduced to Origami by one of her patients who wanted to teach her and pass it on. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Yara Yagi

Yara Yagi, an origami designer from Brazil, shares about her experience with origami design. Her prolific origami creations includes themes such as the human figure, flowers and plants, modulars, and animals.
Yara is of Japanese and Italian ancestry. She has a degree in Language and Letters and has worked as a teacher.
I addition to origami she loves to cook and write letters. She also enjoys starry nights, the smell of rain, fireflies, silence, autumn, playing cards, and chocolate… …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Miguel Gañán

Miguel entered the origami world in 2007. From the very beginning, Miguel was interested in geometry and math-related origami, and designed several modular models based on Tomoko Fuse´s units and snapology.

In 2011, Miguel discovered the world of tessellations and began folding the models of several authors to learn the process. Toward the end of 2017, his first designs came to life. Initially, these were plain tessellations as well as boxes, closed cubes, and tatos, models which are based on a similar technique.Gerardo has a background in Social Sciences, has been practicing origami actively since 2010, and has designed near 80 origami models. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Gerardo Gacharná

Gerardo Gacharná’s enthusiasm and creativity with origami are contagious and he will be sharing with us about his creative process for designing origami models and his experiences as a teacher.
Gerardo has a background in Social Sciences, has been practicing origami actively since 2010, and has designed near 80 origami models. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview -Daniela Izquierdo

Daniela Izquierdo (Born in Mexico) works with an interdisciplinary team of designers and engineers who use ORIGAMI as a creative tool that can help people develop visual and manual thinking, as an emotional design tool focusing on stress management, and to create special projects. …READ MORE HERE…