Attack of the giant paper bugs


Part of me feels like using a computer to generate complex origami patterns is cheating.

For hundreds of years, origami's most complex patterns topped out at 20 steps. These days patterns requiring more than 100 steps are common. Some of that competitive acceleration is due to Lang, who transformed the art by writing a computer program that can generate the blueprint for ultracomplex origami sculptures.

The other part of me wants to look at the results all day long.