The Math and Art of Folded Books

Sharol Nau and Richard Nau
Proceedings of Bridges 2016: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture (2016)
Pages 515–518 Short Papers


We present aspects of book folding that are of mathematical interest including motivating problems and how the mathematics is useful both to analyze and to help generate the art. We also comment on the collaborative relationship between mathematician and artist.