Folded Fashion

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This origami dress by Diana Gamboa showcases the use of paper in creating a beautiful garment.  The precise folding creates detail in shape, shadow and texture.  By going in the direction of simple white, each fold and shadow is elegantly pronounced.

Although paper is not a common material seen in fashion, similar materials are used to enhance environments.  One such material is Chenel Honeycomb.  This non-woven material creates folds that can cover ceilings or create walls.  The texture it forms adds interest to environments and can be enhanced by unique shape or with lighting.

Allison Pocewicz

Allison Pocewicz

Allison has had a lifelong interest in multiple facets of design. Growing up between a sewing machine and a sketch pad, she went on to fine-tune her skills through studies in fine arts and fashion design. Upon entering the design/build industry, she continuously researches trends in various markets, including retail, hospitality, exhibitory/events, interiors and architecture in order to provide valuable educational and inspirational resources to clients.

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