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Cabinet of Curiosity Studio was established in 2008 by costume designer/textile artist Caroline Collinge and architect Edmond Salter. They are specialists in the paper arts using paper materials and techniques, including paper engineering, origami, collage and paper cuts, to make installations, exhibitions, costumes and illustrations for a diversity of commissions at a variety of scales. Cabinet of Curiosity is named after ‘cabinets of curiosities’: the Renaissance ‘wonder rooms’ containing encyclopaedic collections of objects that would tell stories to communicate knowledge and amazement about the world. The company seeks to inspire in audiences curiosity through voyages of discovery that ignite the creative imagination.




V & A Museum of Childhood // Southbank Centre // Thames Festival Trust // Architecture Foundation // British Council // The Roundhouse // Guildford Cathedral // RIBA // National Gallery London // Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture// BRASS Durham International Festival // Breakthru Films // Camberwell Arts Festival // Latitude Festival // Liege Opera House // Northampton Shoe Lounge // Dybwik Dans // Silk Mill Derby // Minnie Weisz Studio // SDNA // Rochester Guildhall Museum // Chatham Dockyard // national trust // Enchanted Parks // Transported // Middlesex University // uca



Edmond Salter studied architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL), the Mackintosh School of Architecture (Glasgow School of Art) and the Barcelona School of Architecture (Spain) where he was tutored by Catalan architect Enric Miralles. Edmond has extensive experience of working in professional practice. As a RIBA chartered architect he has practical skills and experience in project management of built projects across London. He has researched new technologies for designing and making architecture at the University of Cambridge, focused on the application of 3d printing for architecture. Edmond continues to explore digital fabrication using laser cutting and 3d printing.

Caroline Collinge studied theatre design: costume design at Wimbledon School of Art and scenography for dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She has designed for dance, opera, audio-visual performance and award winning films screened internationally at festivals including Cannes and Sundance.  Caroline has also trained in writing at the BBC and Royal Court Theatre in london. As a member of the Royal Court's Young Writers' Programme she was tutored by playwrights David Eldridge and Simon Stephens with her play selected for performance. At the BBC she received media training in news journalism and communication across online platforms.