Monthly Archives: July 2010

It’s A Chair Thing: Part 1

I have already said in my introduction that the folding is one branch of the work I am currently making. The other current piece of work in progress is  a ‘dress’ for three arch backed 60’s chairs. This work continues … Continue reading

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Playing With A Different Fold

These are some studio shots of folded and compressed paper structures that I have been playing with. Architects have used this methodology for some time now to generate new structures. The same can be applied to sculpture, hence my interest. … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Hand-pleating

Yesterday I took a trip to Potters Bar, Enfield to visit Ciment Pleaters. I had used this company a long time ago to pleat some rubber for me and to my regret I have never had the time to visit … Continue reading

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Pleating and Folding

During March and April I was working in Beijing for a month. One of my many challenges was how to make sculpture that was, cheap, transportable, reflected my experience of China and achievable. I had to re-think my methodologies completely … Continue reading

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Introduction

As a fashion designer I became frustrated with the limitations of designing clothing around the standard female body and in 2008 I began to experiment with pattern cutting ‘garments’ that joined disparate objects together. The result was my first soft … Continue reading

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