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The PaperChair: A Modern Design Made from Expired Flour and Old Newspapers

Posted By Nusa Zupanc On February 22, 2012 @ 12:00 pm In Design,Green Furniture,Green Interiors,Innovation,Reader Submitted Content,Recycled Materials | No Comments

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The PaperChair is an eco-friendly chair made from 100% recycled materials, including expired flour and old newspapers. To create the chair, two students of Faculty of Architecture in Slovenia [1], Peter Plantan and Nusa Zupanc, first used thinly shredded old newspaper, a natural flour-based glue and recycled foam board to create a molded frame. After a mold was shaped, damp paper slices were layered and pressed together to form the surface of the PaperChair. The students’ design won first prize at the Architecture Workshop [2]AWR Awards [2].

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