Caroline Preston learnt origami in Japan and has a Degree in Fine Art and PGCE in Art and Design. She began her career in art while working as an artist in residence from the age of 18. She has always worked with paper and sculpture.
There have been many highlights throughout her career to date, of note; working for Saatchi and Saatchi folding origami for HSBC’s global advertising campaign; being interviewed by Gaby Roslin on Channel 5 TV’s ‘The Saturday Show’ about the mindfulness art of origami; featuring as an ‘Expert’ with Kirsty Allsopp at The Handmade Fair; working with the Bank of England to produce an origami money tree for their digital Christmas Card; being commissioned to create work for the Royal Caribbean’s cruise ships ‘Symphony of the Seas’ in the presidential suit, and ‘Independence of the Seas’ in the cocktail bar; creating design concepts for MUFG Bank, Virgin Atlantic, Apple Inc, Lida...to name a few, and collaborating with Baker Furniture for London Design Week.
Caroline says: “my wishes certainly have come true if the legend of 1000 cranes is to be believed!”