Gallery: Urban Tree: Groopti Unveils Colorful New Recycled Cardboard Co...

 

Today Groopti expanded their fun cardboard furniture series with their brand new Urban Tree coat hanger. The design was conceived by Gerardo Belmonte and then selected for production using Groopti’s method of crowdsourcing opinions from design enthusiasts. The Urban Tree is composed of 6 legs and 5 rings that are machine cut from 90% recycled corrugated cardboard. Each piece is cut from layers of corrugated board to ensure that the coat stand is extremely sturdy, and the legs and rings can be easily assembled without screws, nails, or adhesives.

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  1. Frankie Dailey January 28, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    after living in the sub tropical climate of New Orleans Louisana i can tell you that corrugated cardboard is like an ant farm for cockroaches and a breeder for black mold. I guess you could fill all the cracks and holes with boric acid and silica or saturate it in resin but that almost defeats the green nature of the object.

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