Gallery: Design Website Groopti Unveils Museum Quality Cardboard Furnit...

 
Like all Groopti submissions, only designs that are able to made within their manufacturing capabilities make it onto the website to be voted on. Currently, Groopti's capabilities include canvas and aluminum printing, 3D printing, and producing of products using veneers, bamboo, reclaimed wood, as well as bent and hand-carved woods.

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  1. Lea Bogdan January 22, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    Hi Domerie! Great comment. I also love Gehry’s cardboard works. The original Wiggle chair is not easy to find these days, but we did run a feature on it a while back that compared the original to fast followers http://inhabitat.com/curvy-corregated-cardboard-chair/

    Although we have to pay homage to the masters like Ghery, what is nice about Groopti offering is that they have the added twist of a young designer’s perspective, and they half the price of the classics.

    But anyway, good point that you can’t talk about cardboard furniture without acknowledging that Ghery should get a lot of credit for introducing it to the world!

  2. domerie January 11, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    I love the sustainabilty and recycled feel of this style of cardboard furniture. I think the designer(s) should tip their hats to Frank Gehry who came up with this idea back in the early 70’s.

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