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Folded universe

Ema Stoličná

Folded universeOur interviewee, a young German designer and artist, Jule Waibel, told us all about her passion for folding and pleating various materials: felt, leather, plastics, even pineapple leaves’ fibres. When working with felt, she uses paper forms, between which she inserts the material in question. Putting the whole thing into a vaporising apparatus, the material is then subjected to hot vapor that enables for permanent folds or pleats. Her folded felt interior items are introduced in this article.


Further articles in the magazine Craft, Art, Design 04/2017: