Live your dreams designs
Los Angeles, CA
Joyce began making origami architecture as a joke! Working as a costume designer in the film industry, she sent her resume to a film producer. To insure her resume would stand out, she decided to create a companion card based on the origami architecture she had seen in a museum. Her card depicted a dinosaur, a cop and the Chrysler building. The movie was never made, but her new career was born. The first year she made five Christmas designs, and ended up making and selling 5000 individual cards. It has been her livelihood since 1993 and she was honored by the Small Business Administration in 1998 for entrepreneurial success.