Created and Sold by Jiangmei Wu

Jiangmei Wu

Custom Paper Lantern

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Jiangmei Wu is well-known for using eco-friendly materials and manufacturing techniques that have gained worldwide attention and recognition. She created this custom paper lantern found at a bedroom in the SingleThread Farm.

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Jiangmei Wu

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Jiangmei Wu is a tenure-track assistant professor at Indiana University in the United States. Wu has over 10 years of professional and 7 years of teaching experience in art and design. She does interdisciplinary work in art, design, mathematics, science and engineering. Recently, she has been investigating the relationship between geometry, surface texture, computational algorithms, and making techniques in the art and science of paper folding. Her latest collection of Folded Light Art, using eco-friendly materials and manufacturing techniques, has gained world-wide attention and has been published in many design magazines internationally, including Elle Decoration, DesignBoom, MocoLoco, Inhabitat, Gizmodo, Espaces Contemporains, and many more. Her creative works have been juried and exhibited in big cities in the United States such as New York, Chicago, as well as in Italy, Japan, and Bangkok. Most recently, her work has been selected for an upcoming traveling exhibit called Above the Fold:New Expressions in Origami, which began its tour in eight museums in the United States in January 2015.