He took an ancient art form and, by applying mathematical principles took it to another level. Using computers to help design, it ain't the origami we remember. Showed and amazing commercial for Mitsubishi that was ALL origami except the car. Livermore labs uses origami to help understand how to bring large lenses, up to 100 meters, into space. Stents, airbags, etc., use the mathematical formulas originally developed for an art form.