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Garbage Collector Designs for Home

Cardboard use has been the common thing we see these days and it looks like people are getting quite creative with them. Ranging from the standard magazine racks, lamp shades and even chairs, it seems that cardboard use has been inheriting the creative minds of people towards being more eco-friendly.

Among the people leading the pack are Santiago Morahan, who has come up with a Garbage Collector Design (Diseno Cartonero) that will surely make your eyes pop.

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Liquid Cardboard Designs for Better Mini Storage Solutions

While most home owners are wondering how to organize their home stuff, anyone would agree that the smaller things like pencils, pens, or brushes would need a place to be put in. Most of the containers we have or buy in the market today cater to only one shape, making it limited as to what you can put depending on the size.

Also, do not forget the materials used in creating them. Normally they would range from plastic or wood that are sure to carry some eco-friendly questioning as well. If

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DIY: The Perfect Dollhouse

Make the Perfect Dollhouse by using stuff lying around the house like small boxes, egg cartons, plastic caps, and paper clips. The process is a little lengthy but as they say “Rome wasn’t built in a day”.  To follow the step by step instructions you need to visit the Family Fun website which can be accessed here.

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DIY: Make A Bean Bag at Home

Why buy a beanbag when you can make one from your own two hands? Check out this post on Instructables that enlightens you on how to make a beanbag sofa.

step 1materials & tools you’ll need the following:

– bean bag beans (see next steps) – spool of sturdy cloth (see next steps) – about 3 feet of velcro – a sewing machine – a 4-6 inch diameter cardboard tu

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Fold Cardboards into Furniture

These days, either you cannot afford to buy furniture or perhaps you are saving your money for the future. But if you look a little bit on the resourcefulness side, you may be surprised at how hard cardboards can be used to take the place of the usual furniture that is needed in most homes.

“Mass culture is run by superficiality and ecological absurdity. Foldschool supports craftsmanship as a face-to-face approach to design and brings together product and user the closest possibl

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Le Clochard by SNURK

Le Clochard by SNURK may not be a hit with the design aficionados but it surely makes an important statement. The cotton bedding set looks like real cardboard boxes and the income generated from the sales will go to various housing projects. Their tagline is “Sleep under a cardboard box so a homeless young person doesn’t have to”.

Via Design Zen

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Honeycomb Bed

NY Times has a great post on how to construct a bed from stacked honeycomb cardboard. Not only are there tips but also a slideshow for young college kids who can’t afford a new bed. So head over to the NY site and try saving some bucks.

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Conolounge Recycled Paper Tubes Chair

This Chair prototype has been made cardboard tubes from the La Tercera newspaper printer paper rolls which makes it an immediate winner in our books. A brainchild of the Chilean design studio Onceneto, the studio had to incorporate steel to prevent it from collapsing.

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Cardboard chair by Raacke

Going green is the mantra of the 21st century and using less wood is always good (hey that actually rhymes). Hence one of the reasons we really dig the Cardboard chair which was designed by Prof. Peter Raacke, way back in 1968.

OTTO belongs to the first industrially fabricated pieces of furniture, which were solely made from cardboard. Today is displayed in the MoM

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Foldable Cardboard Stool

I like this concept of where you go, your chair follows! This foldable cardboard stool can carry a person who is up to 90 kg (that’s roughly 180 lbs)and provides respite from those dirty public benches! According to the manufacturer no glues and chemicals are used to set up the stool.

This is a great way to carry a portable chair with you everywhere as it doesn’t

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