the brands of 2022
In 2022, Material Matters showcased a curated mix of over 40 exhibitors to celebrate the importance of materials and their ability to shape our lives. The selection included global brands, makers, designers, manufacturers, and artists working in materials that ranged from recycled aluminium, clay, wood and glass to orange peel, roots and sugar.
FUNG + BEDFORD
- ROOm 3
Lighting, Product design. room 3
Creative duo Angela Fung and Ashely Bedford are best known for challenging conventions and pushing the possibilities of fibres and paper. They want to change the public perception of origami and create exceptionally beautiful, large scale origami inspired installations, which they call Architectural Origami, a term they coined.
The duo have a background in architecture, jewellery and origami (self taught), and make artworks for commercial and interior projects. In their Sussex studio, they predominantly use Tyvek - a 100% recyclable, waterproof, tear proof and sustainable man-made material with all the beautiful qualities of paper - to infuse calm, serenity and beauty into 21st century environments.
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