waste folder/ akarchitectes

‘The waste-folder’ is a compact, hand-held bin, which easily unfolds into a six-compartment device for garbage and recycling.

Designed by akarchitectes ‘the waste-folder’ adapts to any spontaneous event:
picnics, barbecues or unexpected meetings. The design is literally a flat folder thin package made from paper and cardboard which can also be recycled after use.
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paper blinds

Replacing ‘Over-qualified’ materials in home decoration with paper, considering environmental and usage issues.
Overqualified Materials in home decoration: Overqualified in this terms means; Providing something which is consumers didn’t ask for. In the meantime, required excessive energy to produce and dispose.

cardboard furniture


Cardboard Furniture And Projects incorporates respect for the environment and our planet in every step of the design and production process.
Re-board and D-board are the most rigid types of cardboard. Both are lightweight and incredibly strong, due to a patented sandwich construction.
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softblock paper partition


Softblock is one half of molo’s softwall + softblock modular system. Softblocks can be thought of as paper partition building blocks that stack and attach end to end, then quickly reconfigure to fulfill new functions. Their modular design gives paper softblocks impressive versatility in a variety of settings.
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luna pulp lamp

Paper pulp Luna lamp / Crea-re

Paper pulp lamp “Luna” refers with its color and shape to the Moon. Although the Moon seen from the Earth appears a very bright white, its surface is actually dark.

paper brick

paper brick / nendo

A set of paper blocks designed for an insert in Japanese lifestyle magazine Pen. Readers can create a pseudo-3D object by stacking tricolor blocks that seem three-dimensional.

re news

re news / Natalia Coll

We are used to waste and waste. Re-news proposes something different. It is a homemade product with recycled materials.

ie tags

i.e. tags/ Narukuma

Created by Shibuya-based Naruse-Inokama Architects, these IE-TAGs sticky notes also rival Post-Its’ cuteness by taking the shape of homes themselves. The ‘ie’ in the name means ‘house’ in Japanese.
Comprised of paper converted from wood wastes taken from houses, they are extremely eco-friendly.



notescape/ Nendo

Nendo’s contribution to Moleskine’s ‘Detour’ exhibition, in which the venerable Italian firm (200+ years and counting) gave fifty designers and artists free range to create a piece for the show.

continual chair

continual chair/ metous studio

The Continual Chair designed by David Lee, of Metous studio is set in a grid of tube and each of 123 tubes can be pushed down to any height, permitting users to construct their own unique space.

calendar made of matches

calendar made of matches/ Yurko Gutsulyak

Why is this project a sustainable one? Any time a product combines two or more functions in one object, it saves materials, thus becoming more sustainable. In this case the product is both a calendar and a set of matches.

re-design: toilet paper

re-design: toilet paper/ Design by Kenya Hara

Architect Shigeru Ban was given the subject of toilet paper, known for his use of paper to construct permanent buildings, for his ‘re-design’, Ban transformed the typically round core of a toilet paper roll into a square.

the last straw

the last straw/ Designer: Deok-geun Han

This design is minimalistcally simple and thus sustainable, cutting down the mileage and the cost of materials used, and giving the consumer control over the length of the straw as needed. The simplicity and compact size in packaging the straws is another added bonus to its environmental friendliness.
Designer: Deok-geun Han

three ring web

three ring web/ design by : Zhang Jian + Ma Lian Lian

The inspiration of designing this web is from tree rings. And the web is aiming at promoting environmental protection. On the one hand, it calls on people to save paper. On the other hand, it transmits to people the awareness of environmental protection. The design does not increase the cost of the product but give the product a higher level connotation.
name of design : The Tree Ring Web
design by : Zhang Jian + Ma Lian Lian from china

conversation table

conversation table/ 360SEE

Conversation Table by Leo Kempf Design
Corrugated cardboard, hardboard, and laminated hardboard spacers.
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Fåld/ Melajoki

Fåld is a sofa table made by die-cutting a 1980x2580x7 sheet of double corrugated cardboard. The actual product can be produced with just one pressing resulting the actual packing and product.

geografia series

geografia series/ drill design

Geografia is a product series that employs geography, topography and the earth as themes.
A number of different items that draw on special processing techniques and printing technology methods employed by printing companies are presented.

rip & tatter

rip & tatter/ Peter Oyler

Sculpted by hammering out industrial cardboard, the rip + tatter kid’s chair is 100 % recyclable [take it out with the recyle when the time comes], non-toxic, and full of energy.
designed by Pete Oyler:

reborn cardboard sofa

reborn cardboard sofa/ monocomplex

Reborn cardboard sofa contains a meaning that it reuses cardboards which were dumped after wrapping products and revives it as a product for use.

lovi ball

lovi ball/ lovi

The Lovi Ball was designed by Anne Paso of Finland. This beautiful ‘postcard’ comes to life when its flat-packed pieces are placed together to create two wonderous shapes (large or small).


laYours/ WenchuMan

laYOURs, is a system made out of four legs, that compress whatever material there is in between. It can be used basically as a stool, or a small corner table.

piao paper chair

piano paper chair / pinwu

“Tié” represents the 2nd edition of our exhibited paper chair. This furniture describes a further step of how to turn a weightless material like paper into a stable and organic solid form. The process is inspired by the Yuhang Paper Umbrella handcraft.

box bag

box bag/ casey-ng

‘In this project of Food Culture, I wanted to introduce New Zealand’s Food Culture into the international market. And as part of the food culture in New Zealand, is to enjoy the great outdoors with great people. With that in mind I decided to choose a classic outdoor dish that best represents this food culture, which is Fish and Chips.


flashkus/ artlebedev

Flashkus are paper usb sticks made from a cardboard stock material, they come in sets of four, divided by perforations which make them easy to separate and use.
The paper surface allows one to hand-write labels directly onto the drives, indicating what is stored on the key. The set comes in 4GB, 8GB or 16GB storage capacities.
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waste folder/ akarchitectes

‘The waste-folder’ is a compact, hand-held bin, which easily unfolds into a six-compartment device for garbage and recycling.