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Éva Valicsek’s Cardboard Container Reinvents the Traditional Egg Carton

Éva Valicsek’s Cardboard Container Reinvents the Traditional Egg Carton

Egg cartons are such commonplace, familiar objects that you wouldn't expect to see a redesign that trumps their tried-and-true form. However designer Éva Valicsek has reinvented this iconic item to make

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FanTubes is a Quirky Table Set Built from Cardboard Poster Tubes

FanTubes is a Quirky Table Set Built from Cardboard Poster Tubes

Cardboard creations are a fun and sustainable way to switch up your home decor with a minimal carbon impact. Built from recyclable cardboard tubes, FanTubes is a cool creation from Italian designers Paola

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CartonLAB Creates High-Design Structures out of Humble Cardboard

CartonLAB Creates High-Design Structures out of Humble Cardboard

CartonLAB's playful design approach adds to the appeal of using the lightweight, strong, and flexible material. They designed a display for Microsoft that could change shape at every collage stop on a

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Vax’s Cardboard Vacuum Is Constructed from Its Own Packaging Materials

Vax’s Cardboard Vacuum Is Constructed from Its Own Packaging Materials

We love it when designers find new, eco friendly alternatives to conventional materials -- sugar based plastics, paint made from recycled plastic bottles, rubber made from dandelions -- but just

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Karton Group Makes Cool and Quirky Furniture Out of Recycled Cardboard

Karton Group Makes Cool and Quirky Furniture Out of Recycled Cardboard

Do the creative wonders ever cease with innovative cardboard furniture design? Australia-based company Karton Group certainly doesn't think so, and they've got complete bedroom suites, office layouts,

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Cheap Cardboard Packaging Protects One of the World’s Most Expensive Olive Oils

Cheap Cardboard Packaging Protects One of the World’s Most Expensive Olive Oils

Choosing a cheap, recyclable cardboard to protect one of the world's most expensive olive oils is not the most obvious of design choices, but Spanish multidisciplinary design studio CuldeSac™ packed a

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Brilliant Corrugated Cardboard Kranium Helmet is 4 Times Stronger Than Polystyrene

Brilliant Corrugated Cardboard Kranium Helmet is 4 Times Stronger Than Polystyrene

Anirudha Surabhi's brilliant cardboard Kranium helmet is the latest and greatest development in sustainable noggin-protecting technology. While cardboard might not sound like the material of choice to

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Michael Wolke Creates Sculptural Pendant Lamps From Strips of Old Cardboard

Michael Wolke Creates Sculptural Pendant Lamps From Strips of Old Cardboard

German designer Michael Wolke has created these grand sculptural Beute lamps by overlapping thin strips of old cardboard. Taking on a modern and clean form, the pendant lamps hang from the ceiling like

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Incredibly Intricate Cardboard Columns Are the World’s Most Complex Architecture

Incredibly Intricate Cardboard Columns Are the World’s Most Complex Architecture

So how does one go about fabricating a form with 16 million facets? Well, the first method you might think of is 3D printing, but according to Hansmeyer, his "computational architecture" is actually so

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KARTONKLUNKER: Clever Flat Pack Chandelier Makes Cardboard Classy

KARTONKLUNKER: Clever Flat Pack Chandelier Makes Cardboard Classy

Rainer & Tobias Kyburz's KARTONKLUNKER is a clever cardboard chandelier that packs flat to ship and can be set up in a snap without the use of screws or glue. Spotted over at SwissMiss, the fixture

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Hair Chair: A Furry Alphabet Letter Chair Made from Corrugated Cardboard

Hair Chair: A Furry Alphabet Letter Chair Made from Corrugated Cardboard

At first glance the aesthetic value of this furry alphabet seat is somewhat questionable. But when you put this fuzzy little stool in the context of Arquitécnica Gallery's upcoming show, "My cHair needs

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Japanese Company Shows Off The World’s First Paper Robot and Cool Cardboard Animals at ICFF

Japanese Company Shows Off The World’s First Paper Robot and Cool Cardboard Animals at ICFF

Aki produces the cardboard figures as part of its D-Torso line. The models are created by dividing each 3D figure into horizontal data slices and then cutting each layer out of cardboard. The method is

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Flashkus: Recyclable Cardboard Flash Drives Come in Easy-to-Use Strips

Flashkus: Recyclable Cardboard Flash Drives Come in Easy-to-Use Strips

Russian studio Art Lebedev has designed a series of bite-sized cardboard memory sticks that set a new standard for convenient memory storage. Dubbed Flashkus, the easy-to-use, recyclable storage drives

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Origami Phone Folds Down Into a Flat Piece of Cardboard

Origami Phone Folds Down Into a Flat Piece of Cardboard

Not a fan of the excess that comes with smart phones? Then lose all of those unnecessary apps and fold yourself a frills free phone that not only looks cool, but boasts an unrivaled material efficiency.

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Incredible Amsterdam Office Created Entirely From Cardboard

Incredible Amsterdam Office Created Entirely From Cardboard

The designers created an entire office space by carefully cutting and folding sheets of 15 mm honeycomb cardboard. The area includes desks, tables, bookshelves, columns, stairs, and even rooms made out of

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Artist Sarah Illenberger Creates Pixelated Cardboard Smart Car

Artist Sarah Illenberger Creates Pixelated Cardboard Smart Car

German artist Sarah Illenberger has reinvented the Smart ForTwo car by camouflaging the green machine in a beautiful mosaic of recyclable Gmund cardboard boxes. Illenberger selected various shades of

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Sliding Recycled Cardboard Pencil Cases Are Too Cool For School

Sliding Recycled Cardboard Pencil Cases Are Too Cool For School

Inspired by the classic solid wood slide top pencil case, designer and craftsman Santiago Morahan re-designed this 'old school' classic out of cardboard. Founder of Disenio Cartonero, a brand that makes

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A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design's honeycombed furniture has also been showcased at the Lumina pop-up store in corso Garibaldi 127 alongside Foster+Partners' new LED FLO lamp series featured here last week. Both the fauna and

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Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Companies like Coca-Cola are constantly running new promotions, pushing new products and tapping into new markets. Unfortunately, with all their new initiatives comes continually changing store displays

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Make Your Own Cardboard World With the Amazing COOLS Kit

Make Your Own Cardboard World With the Amazing COOLS Kit

COOLS Kit is not a new piece of crazy-shaped furniture or recycled cardboard household object - it's an amazing set of hand-tools with connectors meant for building just about anything you can imagine! On

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Pomada’s Recycled Cardboard Furniture Gives Scrap Tubes a Second Life

Pomada’s Recycled Cardboard Furniture Gives Scrap Tubes a Second Life

We've featured cardboard furniture here at Inhabitat loads of times before, but we love how this set of chaise lounges, tables and chairs by Antonela Dada y Bruno Sala gives recycled cardboard tubes a

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Brilliant Recycled Cardboard Plamp! Lamp is its Own Packaging

Brilliant Recycled Cardboard Plamp! Lamp is its Own Packaging

Chilean designer Paloma Agliati's Plamp! lamp is a blooming pendant light made entirely of recycled, recyclable, and biodegradable cardboard. Inspired by the need to reduce packaging, Agliati designed a

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Asus Will Start Building PCs Directly Into Their Cardboard Shipping Boxes

Asus Will Start Building PCs Directly Into Their Cardboard Shipping Boxes

We've covered companies that have started building PCs in cardboard boxes before, but this is the first time we've seen an industry giant decide to take on the idea for mainstream implementation. To cut

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Projecto Kombi: People-Powered Cardboard Flintstone Van Hits the Streets of São Paulo

Projecto Kombi: People-Powered Cardboard Flintstone Van Hits the Streets of São Paulo

The cardboard structure can hold four passengers who, with the amusing charm of the Flintstones, take to their feet and run along the concrete roads. Attracting attention across the city, the combi causes

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Kittypod Dome: A Recycled Cardboard Cat Haven for Your Feline Friends

Kittypod Dome: A Recycled Cardboard Cat Haven for Your Feline Friends

The Kittypod Dome is a modern home for your cat made of superior-grade recycled cardboard. The feline abode reflects designer Elizabeth Paige Smith's signature modern aesthetic and ethical design values.

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Agua Table Tricks the Eye With Stones Made from Recycled Cardboard

Agua Table Tricks the Eye With Stones Made from Recycled Cardboard

This minimalist table by Brazilian designer Domingos Tótora appears to feature a collection of sandstones below a glass tabletop -- but its base has actually been created from recycled cardboard! The

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Fantastic Norway Makes Giant Pixelated Cloud Out of 3000 Cardboard Boxes

Fantastic Norway Makes Giant Pixelated Cloud Out of 3000 Cardboard Boxes

The exhibition was held in order to present brand new design objects, and Fantastic Norway decided to honor that idea by making their installation speak to the thrill of unpacking a product. The cardboard

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Sydney Architecture Students Build Pavilion From 2000 Recycled Cardboard Tubes

Sydney Architecture Students Build Pavilion From 2000 Recycled Cardboard Tubes

UNSW's Built Environment team designed, prefabricated and pre-assembled the temporary pavilion at the Tramsheds on UNSW’s Randwick campus. They used plywood sheets and cut holes in the wood to create

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New Flat Turns Boring Cardboard Into Awesome Lamp Shades

New Flat Turns Boring Cardboard Into Awesome Lamp Shades

So you’ve finally got your own apartment, but you've just moved in only to find that your lighting fixtures are harsh and unflattering bare bulbs! Well, don't fret because Berlin-based Formfjord has an

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Packed Pavilion Constructed Completely From Cardboard

Packed Pavilion Constructed Completely From Cardboard

Common corrugated cardboard finds a new life in this elegant outdoor pavilion composed of an array of cut paper cylinders. Designed by ETH Zurich students Min‐Chieh Chen, Dominik Zausinger and Michele

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