Google doodle pays tribute to origami 'grandmaster' Akira Yoshizawa
Google has created a new 'doodle' celebrating what would have been the 101st birthday of origami master Akira Yoshizawa.
Yoshizawa is credited with transforming the ancient Japanese folk tradition from a child's pastime into a legitimate art form by creating the technique of wet-folding, which allowed origami artists to create rounded sculptures using thicker pieces of paper.
Today's doodle, designed by Californian origami artist Robert Lang, features a pleated three-dimensional Google logo, augmented with butterflies - a design synonymous with Yoshizawa's early work.
Life & Style blogs
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: beautiful screen and slim body mean Android finally has an iPad rival
Another transgender model lands contract with top agency IMG
Man charged £223,000 for six craft beers
What do the emoji on Snapchat mean?
Video claims California will be hit by huge earthquake because of the alignment of the planets — but it’s probably wrong
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
- 1 Stolen Instagram photo sells for $90,000
- 2 Before you complain about your GP, this is what you need to know about actually doing the job
- 3 UK's biggest male rape charity Survivors UK has state funding slashed to zero despite 120% rise in men reporting sexual violence and seeking help
- 4 'Don't blame all men for rape' campaign backfires spectacularly
- 5 Charlie Charlie Challenge explained: not a Mexican demon being summoned — it's gravity
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£30 - 40k + Benefits: Guru Careers: A Software / Web Developer (PHP / MYSQL) i...
£18 - 20k + Benefits: Guru Careers: An Account Executive is needed to join one...
£35 - 40k + Benefits: Guru Careers: A Software Developer / Software Engineer i...
£18000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission: SThree: As a Trainee Recruitm...