Oru means “folding”, and kami means “paper”, something that can be translated as “the art of folding paper”- geometric line of furniture inspired by the Japanese technique of Origami. AlJoud Lootah, based in Dubai has taken this technique, molded it and applied on pieces made of teak wood, becoming this into beautiful and sharp lines with angles just like folded paper. A chair, a cabinet, a mirror and a lamp, all together make “The Oru Series”. The idea behind the designs is to show that folding a flat, two-dimensional sheet can create aesthetically appealing and functional three-dimensional forms.
Her creations are a mix between traditional silhouettes and concepts with a twist on modern elements. Patterns, folds and geometric shapes are at the heart of her inspiration. Her creative drive comes from a passion for detail, aesthetics, and experimental approaches to materials and techniques.