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86 Clever Cardboard Creations

These Paper-Made Products Serve Multiple Motives

— July 29, 2013 — Art & Design
These paper-made products were not just made for fun. Using the inexpensive and easily accessible material, many brands have attempted to make the statement of being environmentally conscious. Brown paper has somehow managed to gain the positive connotation of eco-friendly, since it has an unprocessed and organic appeal and is also recyclable and biodegradable. This is why many companies are incorporating cardboard crafts into packaging or ad campaigns. Not only are cardboard-made products creative and visually intriguing, but they also give off an eco-conscious impression to consumers.

Aside from marketing purposes, cardboard creations are popular because they provide consumers with the satisfaction of being ecologically responsible. Many brands are finding that when creativity is properly injected, cardboard can be a hit -- they effectively draw in attention with the green factor and appear unpretentious.
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Cardboard Tablet Cases
Cardboard Tablet Cases
Plicopa is an Eco-Friendly iPad Cover That is 100% Recyclable
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Illustrated Paper Animations
Illustrated Paper Animations
'Train of Thought' by Leo Bridle Took 9 Months to Complete
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82
Recyclable Computer Cases
Recyclable Computer Cases
Asus Set to Start Shipping Cardboard Computer Cases
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81
Chic Boxed Booze Bags
Chic Boxed Booze Bags
The 'Bag-in-Bag Wine' is Fashionable and Fun
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80
Clustered Cardboard Soundscapes
Clustered Cardboard Soundscapes
The Zimoun + Hannes Zweifel Installation Sounds Like Raindrops
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79
Recycled Toolboxes
Recycled Toolboxes
The Evolv Packaging Provides an Easy Way to Recycle
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78
Crafted Paper Bridges
Crafted Paper Bridges
Shigeru Ban Built a River-Spanning Bridge Out of 281 Cardboard Tubes
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77
Super Skinny 3D Screens
Super Skinny 3D Screens
Samsung 3D OLED TV is a Teeny Tiny 1.6 mm Thick
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76
Cardboard Cactus Air Purifiers
Cardboard Cactus Air Purifiers
Meta Material Creates an Efficient and Good-Looking Filter
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75
Corrugated Gamer Art
Corrugated Gamer Art
The Cardboard Game Boy Color is an Oversized Nintendo Tribute
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74
Eco-Friendly Confetti
Eco-Friendly Confetti
The Throw & Grow Confetti Turns into Flowers
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73
Imperfect Pest Control
Imperfect Pest Control
Clever Eco-Friendly Rat Trap Design Has a Few Flaws
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72
Eco-Friendly Foosball Tables
Eco-Friendly Foosball Tables
The Kickpack Cardboard Foosball Table is a Fun Way to Recycle
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Cardboard Office Pranks
Cardboard Office Pranks
The Cardboard Office Prank is the Ultimate Workplace Joke
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70
Cardboard Kitty Carriers
Cardboard Kitty Carriers
Cat's Cradle by Erin Zingre is Designed to Bring a Feline Friend Anywhere
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69
Peculiar Paper Furniture
Peculiar Paper Furniture
'Watching You' by Koji Sekita Design is Strong and Graceful
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68
Pinhole Polaroids
Pinhole Polaroids
Take Old School Pictures with the Cardboard 'Flutter in Pinhole' Camera
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67
Recyclable Tablet Sheaths
Recyclable Tablet Sheaths
The Clean iPad Case by Guided Products is Made from 100% Paper
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66
Disposable Digital Cameras
Disposable Digital Cameras
The IKEA Cardboard Digital Camera is Debuted at Milan Design Week
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False Impression Adhesives (UPDATE)
False Impression Adhesives (UPDATE)
'X-Tape' by mmiinn Disguises Your Ordinary Cardboard Box
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Organic Skeletal Bowls
Organic Skeletal Bowls
Domingos Totora Creates a Line of Cardboard Home Decor
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Cardboard Mechanics
Cardboard Mechanics
Art Installation Uses Open Source Hardware to Control Movement
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Recyclable Corrugated Radios
Recyclable Corrugated Radios
The Cardboard Radio is Lightweight and Great for the Outdoors
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61
Eco Cardboard Printers
Eco Cardboard Printers
The 'Origami' Laser Printer is 100 Percent Recyclable
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60
Unpretentious Paper Packaging
Unpretentious Paper Packaging
The CuldeSack El Poaig Olive Oil Looks Decievingly Simple
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59
Papercraft Phonographs
Papercraft Phonographs
GGRP Corrugated Cardboard Envelope Unfolds Into Record Player
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58
Cardboard Eco Racecars
Cardboard Eco Racecars
This Hydrogen-Powered Cardboard Car is Uber-Sustainable
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57
Bio-Conscious Drink Containers
Bio-Conscious Drink Containers
Ecologic Sustainable Packaging Can be Recycled
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Retro Eco-Friendly Stereos
Retro Eco-Friendly Stereos
Live a Greener Lifestyle by Using the Card Radio
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Folded Metal Fixtures
Folded Metal Fixtures
The 60 Pendant Flaunts the Sharp Angles Made by Crisply Creased Steel
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54
Multipurpose Fold-Up Stands
Multipurpose Fold-Up Stands
This Compact Cardboard Stand Holds Necklaces and Pencils
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Intricate Cardboard Roll Dioramas
Intricate Cardboard Roll Dioramas
This Toiler Paper Roll Art is Detailed and Beautiful
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Cardboard Laptop Protectors
Cardboard Laptop Protectors
GreenCase by Mika Becktor is Practical and Eco-Friendly
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Cardboard Beer Boxes
Cardboard Beer Boxes
New Eco-Friendly Cardboard Kegs Will Revolutionize the Way You Drink
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50
DIY Dinosaur Wall Art
DIY Dinosaur Wall Art
This Adorable DIY Dinosaur Art Project is Perfect for Children
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Dairy Carton Doghouses
Dairy Carton Doghouses
The Milk Box Shelters Your Furry Friends in an Adorable Oversized Package
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48
Recycled Cylindrical Wrappers
Recycled Cylindrical Wrappers
Woolfiller Packaging Reuses Card for Consistency with Brand Values
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Brown-Bagged Beer
Brown-Bagged Beer
The Doss Blockos Beer Gives You That "Drinking in Public" Feel
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Rad Recyclable Vehicles
Rad Recyclable Vehicles
The Incredible Michelin carDboard Concept Car is Made Paper and Plastic
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Cardboard Smartphone Speakers
Cardboard Smartphone Speakers
The Eco Amp Amplifies Sound in a Natural and Eco-Friendly Manner
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Surreal Cardboard Art Pieces
Surreal Cardboard Art Pieces
The EVOL Repeat Offender Collection is Made of Worn-Out Materials
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Customizable Paper Seats
Customizable Paper Seats
Kids Can Draw Designs on the Kenno Recycled Cardboard Chair
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Vintage Cardboard Cameras
Vintage Cardboard Cameras
The Pinhole Hasselblad by Kelly Angood Can Actually Take Photographs
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Cardboard Sneaker Packaging
Cardboard Sneaker Packaging
The Air Jordan XIV Pizza Box Offers a Blueprint for the Shoe
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DIY Bulb Boxes
DIY Bulb Boxes
The New Flat Lampshade is Made from Cardboard Boxes
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Chic Cardboard Light Fixtures
Chic Cardboard Light Fixtures
&Bros' Compleated Lamp is Making Recyclable Products More Designer
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Cardboard Egg Packaging
Cardboard Egg Packaging
The Éva Valicsek Egg Carton Cracks the Standard Mould
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Miniature Paper Cities
Miniature Paper Cities
The 'Paper Metropolis' by Kiel Johnson Redefines Building Blocks
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Perforated Plywood Lighting
Perforated Plywood Lighting
The Bud Lampshade by Desinature is Rustic-Looking and Eco-Conscious
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Cardboard Cowgirl Campaigns
Cardboard Cowgirl Campaigns
The Chip Chop! SS11/12 Lookbook is Whimsically Western
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Eco-Friendly Ghetto Blasters
Eco-Friendly Ghetto Blasters
The Smart Boombox is Made Out of Cardboard and Wood
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DIY Giftable Paper Blouses
DIY Giftable Paper Blouses
The FISKARS Father's Day Gift Bags Are Easy to Make & Impressionable
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Alternative Eco-Friendly Toys
Alternative Eco-Friendly Toys
An Eco-Build a Block Set Features Cardboard Blocks Instead of Wood
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Cardboard Cat Houses
Cardboard Cat Houses
The Kitty Dome is a Sustainable Space for Your Furry Feline
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Emotive Danbotography
Emotive Danbotography
Cardboard Robot Popularity Leads To Fan Created Photos
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Seed-Embedded Packaging
Seed-Embedded Packaging
The Cardboard Life Box Will Grow a Tree When It's Chucked
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Recyclable Claw Costumes
Recyclable Claw Costumes
Giant Cardboard Robot Arms Will Make You the Baddest Bully on the Block
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Reycled Taxidermy Lighting
Reycled Taxidermy Lighting
Philou Le Caribou Uses Cardboard as a Means to Illuminate Rooms
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Recycled Feline Loungers
Recycled Feline Loungers
DIY Cardboard Cat Chaise is a Catastic Idea
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Recyclable Bookstores
Recyclable Bookstores
The Foldaway Bookshop is Earth and User-Friendly
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Cardboard Display Cases
Cardboard Display Cases
The LOW Bar Storage Unit is Eco-Friendly, Functional and Fab
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Charming Carton Branding
Charming Carton Branding
Milk Self-Warming Bottle Packaging Simplifies the Product's Image
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Computer Box Bureaus
Computer Box Bureaus
The HP Z1 Workstation Accommodates Your Desktop and Your Desktop Computer
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Cute Kitty Accessories
Cute Kitty Accessories
Elizabeth Paige Smith Creates Adorable Cat Products
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Recyclable DSLRs
Recyclable DSLRs
Kiel Johnson Crafts Amazing Cardboard Cameras
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Handy Coffee Cups
Handy Coffee Cups
The + 4.5 Paper Cup Integrates a Handle and an Implement for Manual Mixing
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Cute Cardboard Branding
Cute Cardboard Branding
Mama, Papa and Gloria Packaging Embraces a Youthful Theme
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DIY Cardboard Clocks
DIY Cardboard Clocks
Cardboard Clocks by John Helgi Holmgeirsson Makes You Work for Your Time
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DIY Corrugated Creatures
DIY Corrugated Creatures
The Herokid Magic Box is an Easily-Assembled Box Buddy
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Shelled Pistachio Packaging
Shelled Pistachio Packaging
Mighty Nuts Come in a Case that Mimics the Kernels' Hard Coatings
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Understated Dessert Branding
Understated Dessert Branding
Solo Ice Cream Packaging Saves the Frills for the Treats' Flavoring
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3D Pork Packaging
3D Pork Packaging
D-Torso's Cardboard Box Houses a Ham Within a Pig
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Brewed Business Branding
Brewed Business Branding
The SD Coffee Cup is a Caffeinated Client Handout
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Crafty Cardboard Repurposing
Crafty Cardboard Repurposing
Joolz Packaging Can Be Turned Into Something New & Useful
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Cardboard Origami Child Stools
Cardboard Origami Child Stools
This Upcycled Hand-Crafted Child Stool Lets Kids Sit and Step Up
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Cardboard Beer Branding
Cardboard Beer Branding
The Mug Pub by Ivan Maximov is for Eco-Friendly Boozers
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Bow-Shaped Branding
Bow-Shaped Branding
Aufschwung Swing Packaging Celebrates the Crescent Form of its Contents
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DIY Faux Taxidermy
DIY Faux Taxidermy
The Medium Cardboard Elephant Gives Your Home an Animalistic Vibe
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Crosswise Coffee Branding
Crosswise Coffee Branding
Starbucks Special Edition Packaging Seeks a Different Approach
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Custom-Fit Pastry Packaging
Custom-Fit Pastry Packaging
The Triticum Bread Packaging is Ergonomic and Hip in Design
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DIY Computer Docks
DIY Computer Docks
The Pizza Box Laptop Stand by Ilya Andreev is Fast Food for Technology
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Electronic Cardboard Creatures
Electronic Cardboard Creatures
The AREA + Eco DIY Collection is Endearing and Economical
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DIY Cut-Out Shelves
DIY Cut-Out Shelves
The Triangular Wall-Caddy by Brit+Co is Crafty and Creative
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Tied Eco Takeaway
Tied Eco Takeaway
Take-Out Packaging by JoAnn Arello Contains All Food, Condiments and Cutlery
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