Gallery: Incredible Amsterdam office created entirely from cardboard

Nothing Amsterdam office by designers Joost van Bleiswijk and Alrik Koudenburg
 
Dutch advertising agency Nothing sought to set up an express office space on a tight budget, so they turned to retro-futuristic Dutch designer Joost van Bleiswijk and design director Alrik Koudenburg, who created a striking cardboard office out of next to nothing. Built entirely from super-versatile cardboard, the Amsterdam office is a large volume office space inside a white box apartment. Made using van Bleiswijk’s "no glue, no screw" technique, the concept illustrates the agency’s philosophy to perfection: “Nothing is about the power of ideas, how a single idea can transform nothing into something. Using a cheap throw-away material to build a unique and memorable work space, seemed a good way to materialize this thought.”

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  2. bimboy hammer July 7, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    they’re very functional and nice.

  3. studio conover May 25, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    just saw this great cardboard office post and am now looking forward to some sweet inhabitat treats. yes, good design CAN change the world.

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  5. FIDM Fashion Club May 3, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    I am loving this office made out of carboard! Talk about working in a green friendly environment! I do have to wonder how long something like that would last . . . will it have the same quality over time? Either way, I think it’s great :)

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