From Cardboard Workspaces to Crumpled Paper Sofas

 - Jul 12, 2009   Updated: Jun 2 2011
If you have a passion for eco-friendly recyclable design, these paper furniture pieces are perfect for you. You might think that paper furniture isn't up to the heavy-duty task of everyday use, but the recycled paper and cardboard designs below will surprise you.

From crumpled paper couches to cardboard workspaces, these innovative paper furniture designs will help you furnish your home without breaking the bank.

Implications - Though consumers are becoming more eco-friendly, that does not mean they're willing to sacrifice style. Ideas such as delicate paper chairs, easel seats and pleated paper furniture are popular as they feed the eco-chic desire while still maintaining a pleasant aesthetic, providing a happy medium for consumers.