"The envelope was called the envelope because initially the idea was to fold up a simple vessel, similar to paper origami, the making of palm leaf toys, weaving and boxes. By folding and refolding, playing with the shape that emerged, cutting away pieces of material and creating a waist the envelope became a thing. The folding of an envelope was particularly inspiring because an envelope is a container in terms of a vessel and a container for communication. Here are just some of the images that were explored at that time – in 2001. "
Anthea van Kopplen, participating designer How You Make It