Kate Andrews

NOMAD MODULAR CARDBOARD SCREENS

by , 08/09/07

MIO, Nomad screen, cardboard design, recycled cardboard screen, cardboard screen, green screen, ICFF 2007

Proving once again that cardboard is truly a green super-material, the Nomad Screen system by MIO takes recycled double-wall cardboard modules and transforms them into an endlessly-customizable architectural system. Designed by Jaime Salm and Roger Allen of sustainability focused design company MIO, Nomad was one of our favorite items at this year’s ICFF, and can be assembled into free-standing, sculptural screens, temporary partitions, rooms or even displays, without hardware, tools or damage to existing structures. A wonderfully simplistic solution to recycling materials.


The inspiration behind Nomad was simple- to acknowledge and cater to nomadic lifestyles and the desire for flexible space. Designed to grow and adapt to any environment and a range of applications, Nomad Architectural System translates the tools of architecture into simple modules that anyone can use.

+ $56 for a 24-piece set
+ MIO

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5 Comments

  1. richardwise November 22, 2010 at 6:35 pm

    Lovely. Great idea. less is more and the beauty in the simplicity is outstanding. I’m really enjoying your site.
    ®

  2. greg.org August 10, 2007 at 10:03 pm

    The Eames House of Cards is still in production, and copyright, but the knock-off implication here is irrelevant. Eames didn’t invent the slot-together construction; and there’s a whole host of significant differences in design, use, appearance, and production that make this distinct.

    It would be sweet if they had more colors, though…

  3. David August 10, 2007 at 2:54 pm

    cool design. i wonder if you can drill into it. you know hang frames up and such.

  4. Leigh August 10, 2007 at 11:57 am

    Looks so cool, wish I could get the website to come up… are there more colors?

  5. Christopher P. August 10, 2007 at 4:14 am

    Reminiscent of Rae and Charles Ames “house of cards” game/amusement …. out of copyright?

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