Ikea-style flat pack meets eco-friendly design and simple assembly in Zagbox, a line of containers for household objects designed to be beautiful, useful, and environmentally responsible. Zagbox is laser cut from sustainably grown wood and shipped flat, for users to assemble like a 3D puzzle. The unique and ornamental appearance of Zagbox actually derives from being designed to assemble easily without tools or fasteners. “Living hinge” edges give the wood flexibility, and reduce the number of pieces to assemble by allowing the sides to be made from a continuous piece of material. The boxes also incorporate dovetail joints, which snap into place and join the pieces securely. Each box takes about 2 minutes to assemble.
Currently, there are three Zagbox designs: the diminutive Lichen (3″ tall), the intermediate Moss (4.5″ tall) and the heftier Fern (6″ tall). Each container is multipurpose; for example, an upcycled salsa jar can be added to the Moss as a liner to expand its use as a planter, vase, or luminary. Sustainability is a central focus of Zagbox. The biodegradable boxes are made of FSC-certified wood and natural shellac finish, they are produced with renewable energy, and the flat pack design reduces packaging and shipping impact.
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