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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Cardboard Bike

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Cardboard Bike

A bicycle is stolen in England every 71 seconds. So how do you solve this problem through the power of design? According to design student Phil Bridge, make a bike so cheap that there's no incentive to

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Portable Cardboard Table from Liborius Reykjavík

Portable Cardboard Table from Liborius Reykjavík

This lightweight, portable cardboard table aims to assist on-the-go creative types like designers and students, who are often limited to work on low desks or floors. Made by Sruli Recht from flatpack

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Recycled Cardboard Sculpture by Chris Gilmour

Recycled Cardboard Sculpture by Chris Gilmour

With all the exploration of recycled materials in green design these days, the work of artist Chris Gilmour seems like a logical and amusing next step in terms of upcycling and eco-friendly art processes.

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Cutting-Edge Cardboard Interior in Greece

Cutting-Edge Cardboard Interior in Greece

We love this beautifully sculpted cardboard mille-feuille that lines the walls of Yiorgos Eleftheriades‘ Yeshop in Athens. Dubbed “Papercut”, the project was a collaboration between the

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BLOXES! Modular Cardboard Building System

BLOXES! Modular Cardboard Building System

One part origami, one part architecture, pure genius, the brand new Bloxes system makes 2-dimensional pieces of interlocking cardboard come to life as expandable and continually adaptable structures.

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NOMAD MODULAR CARDBOARD SCREENS

NOMAD MODULAR CARDBOARD SCREENS

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

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CARDBOARD FURNITURE: The Cat Cocoon

CARDBOARD FURNITURE: The Cat Cocoon

While the world may be split between cat and dog lovers, we should all be able to agree on the merit of this very green feline design: The Cat Cocoon, a piece of cardboard furniture designed by Warren

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INHABITABLE CARDBOARD ROOMS

INHABITABLE CARDBOARD ROOMS

Cardboard, you abundantly mundane material, what would we do without you? Or rather, what else can we do with you? We’ve already featured some interesting uses of cardboard including furniture, as a

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GILES MILLER FLUTED CARDBOARD FURNITURE

GILES MILLER FLUTED CARDBOARD FURNITURE

We covered British designer Giles Miller back in October when we covered the first [re]Design show in London. Now [re]Design is back, and the fabulous Miller has made an appearance again with his

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CARDBOARD ECO-COFFINS BIG IN HONG KONG

CARDBOARD ECO-COFFINS BIG IN HONG KONG

With limited burial space available, Hong Kong officials have begun heavily promoting eco-coffins made of corrugated cardboard. Available in Japan and across Europe, eco-coffins save time and energy, and

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CORRUGATED CARDBOARD LAMP by Giles Miller

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD LAMP by Giles Miller

Recycled cardboard has enjoyed a fair bit of action as far as the sustainable furniture circuit is concerned - but how often is it that you a see a lamp being fashioned out of the stuff? Employing his

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CORRUGATED CARDBOARD LAPTOP CASE

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD LAPTOP CASE

With the overwhelming number of generic black laptop totes flooding the market these days, it was refreshing to have a close encounter with Giles Miller's unique Corrugated Cardboard Laptop Case at

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CURVY CORREGATED CARDBOARD CHAIR

CURVY CORREGATED CARDBOARD CHAIR

Frank Gehry made design history in 1972 when he designed a whole set of curvy modern furniture out of cardboard. You've more than likely seen Gehry's classic Wiggle Chair hanging out around stylish

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CARDBOARDESIGN Furniture & Homewares

CARDBOARDESIGN Furniture & Homewares

One of the best low-tech design we spotted at NextFest was Cardboardesign - a company making furniture, vases and other home products from recycled honeycomb cardboard. Its amazing how strong, durable

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THE CARDBOARD HOUSE

THE CARDBOARD HOUSE

If you're a fan of prefab homes, you'll love this fabbest-of-prefab Cardboard House. The $35,000, all-cardboard structure comes flat-packed and can be erected on site in under 6 hours. It is both made

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Crea-Re Studio’s Pendant Lamps Cast Paper in a New Light at the London Design Festival

Crea-Re Studio’s Pendant Lamps Cast Paper in a New Light at the London Design Festival

  Crea-Re Studio is a collaborative team comprised of Polish artist Maria Fiter and Italian Marco Migliorisi. Together, they create a number of products which are all unique and hand-crafted

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Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam, and 23 Others Arrested in Cove Point Civil Disobedience

Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam, and 23 Others Arrested in Cove Point Civil Disobedience

  How could Rachel tell her daughter that some people are exploited because they can't fight back? That sometimes the people meant to protect us are profiting from the dangerous infrastructure

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Brilliant Pascal Stool Lights Up When You Sit on it!

Brilliant Pascal Stool Lights Up When You Sit on it!

Looking for a perfect energy-efficient gift for that special bookworm in your life? Well, you're in luck because New Zealand industrial designer Holly Bradshaw-Clegg's light-up Pascal Stool is perhaps the

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7 Ways to Keep Your Eco-Footprint Lower than Your Tuition

7 Ways to Keep Your Eco-Footprint Lower than Your Tuition

It hurts to say it, but summer’s almost over. Soon students around the world are going to be heading back to the accidentally-nod-off-while-studying sleep schedules and caffeine addictions commonly

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Support Public Health By Helping Kickstart MIT Student’s Awesome Make-Your-Own Standing Desk Project

Support Public Health By Helping Kickstart MIT Student’s Awesome Make-Your-Own Standing Desk Project

Sitting is the new smoking, so creating a sturdy but low-cost standing desk has become one of the most popular challenges for designers everywhere--and two MIT graduate students have just unveiled one of

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Postman Builds Incredible Palace from Thousands of Pebbles in Southeast France

Postman Builds Incredible Palace from Thousands of Pebbles in Southeast France

Of the fateful meeting with his muse Cheval wrote in his journal: "My foot had stumbled against a stone which almost made me fall: I wanted to know what it was. It was a stumbling block of such an unusual

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Camper Kart is a Tiny Home That Pops Out of a Shopping Cart

Camper Kart is a Tiny Home That Pops Out of a Shopping Cart

Kevin Cyr recognizes that although some people choose to construct tiny houses out of a deep love for the environment, hundreds of thousands of people around the world don't have the resources to build

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Artist Karrie Hovey Grows Gardens with Garbage in San Francisco

Artist Karrie Hovey Grows Gardens with Garbage in San Francisco

Artist Karrie Hovey makes gardens out of garbage - literally. The San Francisco-based artist recently filled the Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts in Savannah, Georgia with thousands of

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World’s First Recyclable Paper Cup Set to Hit UK Streets

World’s First Recyclable Paper Cup Set to Hit UK Streets

Feel guilty every time you have to get a disposable cup for your latte? Soon you could be saying goodbye to that guilt, as the world’s first recyclable paper cup is about to hit the streets in the

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The UpStanding Desk Transforms Your Regular Desk into a Standing One for Less Than $200

The UpStanding Desk Transforms Your Regular Desk into a Standing One for Less Than $200

Standing desks are an ideal way to combat the health implications of sitting all day, but many people are turned off by the cost of buying one. That's where The Upstanding Desk comes in, an affordable

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Top Eco-Friendly Camping Gear for Conscientious Outdoor Enthusiasts

Top Eco-Friendly Camping Gear for Conscientious Outdoor Enthusiasts

Reliable Big Horn wall tent Tents Reliable Tent & Tipi Company has been making tents since 1945, using canvas and natural materials for a variety of different shelter styles. If you're looking for a

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Five-Towered Home Topped with Lush Banyan Trees Pops Up in Viet Nam

Five-Towered Home Topped with Lush Banyan Trees Pops Up in Viet Nam

Planted in more than 1.5 meters of soil, Banyan trees were chosen for the roof tops because of their above-ground rooting system. The five tower-like buildings were built with reinforced load-bearing

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Coke is Changing Beverage Cooling with its Electricity-Free Bio Cooler

Coke is Changing Beverage Cooling with its Electricity-Free Bio Cooler

Coca-Cola wants to bring the world icy-cold beverages without the use of electricity or batteries with their new Bio Cooler. The little can dispenser takes advantage of ancient technology that uses

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Sandwichbike is a Flat Pack Wooden Bicycle You Can Assemble in Less Than an Hour

Sandwichbike is a Flat Pack Wooden Bicycle You Can Assemble in Less Than an Hour

If you've ever dreamed of building your own bike but don't have any experience, you may want to check out the Pedalfactory's Sandwichbike. Inspired by flat pack furniture, this wooden bike is shipped in a

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Sardine Can Dioramas Paint a Voyeuristic Picture of People in their Apartments

Sardine Can Dioramas Paint a Voyeuristic Picture of People in their Apartments

To illustrate how different two people's lives can be in the big city, Italian artist Nathalie Alony has hand-crafted a cross-section of urban apartment scenes inside empty sardine cans. "Home Sweet

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