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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 everything out of the extremely versatile material, Morahan not only makes eco-friendly products, but he directly helps local people through this socially aware design project. The cardboard he uses is bought from local “cartoneros” (independent urban recyclers or garbage collectors) for a higher price that they would receive if they sold it recycling centers, in turn shortening the process and making it even more environmentally friendly.

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  2. Kamren May 31, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    You’re the garetest! JMHO

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