Crafty Origami Tattoos


The art of paper folding is taking over the tattoo world.

Just like traditional Japanese tattooing is a big part of tattoo culture, origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, is increasingly gaining in popularity in the tattoo world. There’s thousands of origami tattoos online – some worse than others, but you’ll only see the best here.

If you appreciate the art of origami but aren’t at all crafty, then leave all that to your tattoo artist. This selection of origami tattoos should serve as some inspiration for your next piece.


Keith Lin

Sophie C’est la Vie

Mulie Addlecoat

Robbie Flaviani

Sophie C’est la Vie

Rachel Baldwin

Jessica Jonetta


Keith Lin



Steve Jarvis


Originally published October 2016 for Tattoodo –

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