Hames Sharley is a well known Queensland architectural firm. Each month they dedicate one Friday afternoon to treating their staff to a creative experience they might not normally experience in their day to day duties. Plico Design was contracted to provide such a session.
We used a relaxed informal approach to the program, giving a short brief historical overview of the Origami art form along with a practical demonstration of various techniques used to extract three-dimensional shapes from a single square of paper.
The second part consisted of hands-on activities with carefully selected models of a geometric theme. Spontaneous brainstorming emerged, new ideas and relationships to their own work became apparent. To wind up we displayed a number of more elaborate pieces to further inspire the participants.