Into the Fold
In an increasingly digital world, designers are turning to folded paper as both material and muse. Katie Treggiden explores the trend for origami-inspired homewares.
In a light-filled east London studio, designer Kyla McCallum is folding paper. Sheet by sheet, she makes 11 folds in each of 70 pieces of Italian parchment. She talks as she works, barely watching what she’s doing, her hands moving automatically.