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Sketch from paper

Even though paper sheets are born from a water based process, water is usually not welcome back once the material is dried as it may damage the clean smooth surface it acquired. Nevertheless, Pao Hui Kao looked at it from an objective point of view : despite the aesthetic deformation, water actually interferes with the structure of the material itself, rearranging its inner arrangement. Through this process, which one may see as a weakening, Kao realised that once the paper drought out, it had acquired a remarkable strength. With this new stability achieved, it then allowed Kao to use that technic in order to design objects of daily life that usually require the durability of wood, metal or plastic.

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