Expert Interview –Yara Yagi

Yara Yagi is an origami designer from Brazil. Her prolific origami creation 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. She considers herself “Graceful as a bear, sociable as a tiger and talkative as an owl”. 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…

Yara’s origami designs can be found on Facebook. Instagram, and Flikr


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