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Wil Natzel’s Cardboard Night Blooms Set to Sprout at the 2012 Northern Spark Festival

Wil Natzel’s Cardboard Night Blooms Set to Sprout at the 2012 Northern Spark Festival

Artist Wil Natzel is creating a pop-up art installation of incredible cardboard flowers near the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis, MN using the humblest of materials — cardboard! Using his own

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Pablo Curutchet’s Monstrous Recycled Cardboard Box Man Emerges from the Water

Pablo Curutchet’s Monstrous Recycled Cardboard Box Man Emerges from the Water

Box was constructed from 882 pounds of packaging boxes taped together by artist Pablo Curutchet and ten of his friends. The team used local company Cartoco's cardboard boxes and built the structure first

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128 Cardboard: A Clever Recycled Cardboard Fruit Bowl by SEMdesign

128 Cardboard: A Clever Recycled Cardboard Fruit Bowl by SEMdesign

Utrecht-based SEMdesign created this low-impact faceted bowl that is made entirely from cardboard so it can be easily recycled or composted at the end of its life. Named "Fruit Bowl 128 Cardboard", this

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Crotos Recycles Used Metro Tickets and Risque Flyers into Useful Notebooks

Crotos Recycles Used Metro Tickets and Risque Flyers into Useful Notebooks

Crotos is an Argentine brand that turns all kinds of urban trash paper into useful recycled notebooks. Metro tickets, scrap photocopies, old forms and even risque flyers are sorted and binded into

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Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Designs ranged from foot massaging floor mats to innovative takes on everyday accessories, like a line of brightly colored glowing handbags. By recycling colorful plastic containers, Micio Vinicio creates

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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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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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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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Modular Shelving System Made From Recycled Cardboard

Modular Shelving System Made From Recycled Cardboard

No need to buy countless shelves when you own one of these incredible modular and sustainable stacking shelving systems (say that 3 times fast!). Created by minimalist designer Danny Gilles, each

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Cardborigami Unfolds Into a Portable Housing Shelter

Cardborigami Unfolds Into a Portable Housing Shelter

During Hovsepian's time at school she explored architectural skins and came up with the idea to design a cheap, transportable emergency housing shelter specifically for the homeless. After many iterations

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Modern Furniture Made from Recyclable Cardboard

Modern Furniture Made from Recyclable Cardboard

So we all know that furniture comes packed in cardboard boxes, but how about furniture that is actually made out of them? Reinhard Dienes, nominated for the Designpreis Deutschland, is keen on using

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Companies Transform Scrap Cardboard Into Ethanol Fuel

Companies Transform Scrap Cardboard Into Ethanol Fuel

A new partnership between a paperboard mill and a biofuel producer is now producing ethanol fuel from scrap cardboard fiber. While 95% of cardboard can easily be recycled again into more cardboard, the

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Lazerian Studio’s Stunning Recycled Cardboard Furniture

Lazerian Studio’s Stunning Recycled Cardboard Furniture

UK-based Lazerian Studio transforms simple sheets of recycled cardboard into beautiful furnishings, giving the material a new lease of life. A collaboration between furniture designer Liam Hopkins and

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SEED Awards Recycled From Submission Shipping Materials

SEED Awards Recycled From Submission Shipping Materials

This year the Atlanta chapter of AIGA received a record number of entries for their annual SEED Awards, and rather than discarding all those submission shipping materials they decided to repurpose them

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MILAN: Our Top Picks From Zona Tortona

MILAN: Our Top Picks From Zona Tortona

Zona Tortona is regarded as a sister show, or “satellite exhibit,” to the Salone Internazionale del Mobile; however, it was at Zona Tortona that I found some of the most innovative and forward-moving

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Mark Langan’s Corrugated Cardboard Sculpture

Mark Langan’s Corrugated Cardboard Sculpture

We've seen the intricate cars, engines, bicycles and other machinations of civilization created out of cardboard by artist Chris Gilmour: bafflingly accurate and detailed for the imprecise medium. Artist

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DISPOSABLE PAPER OFFICE by PUSH> Design

DISPOSABLE PAPER OFFICE by PUSH> Design

Is that stack of papers in the corner of your desk constantly growing? Wish you could sit on it and forget about it? That's what PUSH> Design has done with their Disposable Office collection, turning

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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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