Author(s): Michael G. LaFosse
"LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Flowers Kit" contains 180 sheets of origami paper in brilliant colors and a full-color 96-page instruction book with clear diagrams and photos. The 2-1/2 hour instructional video DVD is an added bonus, where the authors demonstrate how to fold each project in the kit. The flower projects range from simple to challenging. A variety of techniques are presented which origami makers can modify to create their own combinations. With these designs you can make greeting cards, gift boxes, bouquets, and stunning jewelry. This new collection of paper folding projects includes many innovative flower models such as: A striking Rose for Irene with interlocking Calyx ModuleThe gracefully-curled Plumeria and Star Flowers The bold Modular Six-Piece Day Lily BlossomAuthors LaFosse and Alexander together founded Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio specializing in exquisite handmade origami paper. Their works has appeared in window displays and museum exhibitions around the world, and are made available to a wider audience for the first time in this kit.
Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist and teacher for decades, and co-curated the Origami Now! exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The recent award-winning film "Between the Folds" by Vanessa Gould features LaFosse and his work prominently. Richard L. Alexander holds a degree from Cornell University in biology; he also studied landscape architecture and design. Together, Alexander and LaFosse have created dozens of origami exhibitions, and over 70 books, kits, and videos about paper making and paper folding arts.