Creative Process Journal

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.
_Steve Jobs

From Folding to Adaptation

I was really inspired by the possibilities of applying folding into different fields of profession. We can take nature as a big picture and explore how life folds and unfold. I was talking with Cheryl during the class and think of how we can combine graphic design with the folding. Last semester, during one of…

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Fold, Fold, Fold!

This week is about folding and origami, however, it is different from the figurative origami I know before. David started by talking about different categories in origami. Figurative: Folding out shape and creature. David mentioned that there were bug wars of folding during the 1990s. This reminds me of an Instagram account of an artist…

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Genetic Weaving of the ATUGC

During the class, we were looking at Anni Albers’ pattern sketches and it really amazed me. I am especially attracted by how systematic or modular form can then produce infinity. The simple 0/1 or up/down binary language is translated into patterns. All these notes from the weaver make me think of how people communicate before internet…

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