Robby Kraft is a jack of many trades who presently teaches coding at Parsons School of Design and the so-called School for Poetic Computation in NYC, but he became interested in overlapping universes of math and art as a youngster; His first attempts at creating origami happened while he was still in elementary school. Later, Kraft became acquainted with the algorithmic aspects of origami and in 2013 visited Erik Demaine’s lectures on origami at MIT, and studied assiduously Robert Lang’s books on the matter. Now Kraft is among the few talents who are able to use algorithms to create increasingly complex origami designs.
Kraft is multi-talented and was taught as a classical musician, and compares origami with sheet music. He intends to publish as open source the algorithmic code he uses, and probably to write and publish a book in more distant future on the matter of designing origami. For now, we’re able only to see his intricate designs in their finished form, as no instructions for creating them are available yet to the public.