Gallery: Sliding Recycled Cardboard Pencil Cases Are Too Cool For Schoo...

For hidding small things inside
 

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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