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Emilie Mazeau-Langlais, classical furniture, cardboard furniture, cardboard sofa, recycled furniture, recycled materials, cardboard, French designers, France

The designer creates lamps, chairs, tables, and bookcases out of easily found and affordable materials. By bending, cutting and liquidizing the material to obtain a desired shape, Emilie Mazeau-Langlais creates cardboard furniture pieces that have an antiquated look. Her ultra-light and cheap version of a classic Louis XV commode looks both authentic and beautiful. The pieces are covered with beeswax coating; an old-fashioned finish that ensures longevity.

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Emilie Mazeau-Langlais won first prize at the Départemental des Métiers d’Art Fair in 2009, for her Louis XV commode. Her other works include an S-shaped sofa-style seat, modular bookcase, coffee tables and different style commodes.