Pleat Blogging

Posted on December 6th, 2011 by tberesford

Posted under: Things We Like

Recently found “pleatfarm” online, a design blog devoted to a single operation:  pleating (or, mani-folding?).  There is a remarkable diversity of projects that fit within this focused framework, involving  folds, bends, corrugations, darts,  tesselations, riemann surfaces, monocoques, etc., etc.   These are not sartorial metaphors, they are real (and efficient) ways to enclose and structure space/form.  Pleatfarm is a great reference of bespoke folding recipes and applications.  A couple of my favorites:

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