OUR FOUNDING STORY
Our founding story is from Guizhou, China. In 2013, UN/FOLD STORIES started as a heritage craft research initiative in Guizhou, southern China. Artistry from Guizhou has a strong heritage of handmade craft. With our continuous research and product development activities, UN/FOLD STORIES aims to keep traditional Chinese craft and technique alive.
WHAT ARE THE
Only 24 secondary schools for more than 75,000 students and more than 7,000 teachers.
(in year 2000)
High illiteracy rate amongst minority people
Only 10% of Guizhou heritage craft skills were being passed onto the next generation
We engage mountain villagers and help them to develop a method of craft skills
We research and document the way of life in order to build a sustainable ecosystem across different platforms to keep heritage craft alive
Unique Wax Recipe
Red Bean Paste
We recreate these models with our own methodology, by fusing conventional techniques with modern technology