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75 Quirky Cardboard Designs

From Creative Corrugated Chairs to Eco-Conscious Taxidermy

— October 29, 2014 — Eco
These quirky cardboard designs are a great source of inspiration to infuse your household with some eco-friendly flair. Not only are these pieces made from sustainable materials -- and therefore good for the environment -- but they are all spectacularly and thoughtfully designed, clearly with the end-user in mind.

In all of these cases, cardboard has been taken out of its box, and expanded past its conventional associations with packaging and shipping materials. Some of these designs may give you that spark of inspiration on how to reuse and repurpose this simple material, recycling old pieces of cardboard into useful and deliciously designed home furnishings.

Peruse through these quirky cardboard designs, and be amazed at how this everyday material can be transformed and assembled into amazing alternate, yet practical, products.
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Michael Hemsworth, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Michael Hemsworth, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Hemsworth Unveils Eco Cardboard Furniture with Style
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Stackable Minature Chair Games
Stackable Minature Chair Games
This Chair Game is a Great Alternative to Musical Chairs
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Recycled Cardboard Furniture
Recycled Cardboard Furniture
Michael Hemsworth Discusses Eco-Friendly Christmas Gifts
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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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Flat-Packed Furniture Companies
Flat-Packed Furniture Companies
Karton Group Brings Low-Cost Cardboard Furniture to the Masses
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Recycled Retro Replica Jukeboxes
Recycled Retro Replica Jukeboxes
The Doctor Who Inspired Tardis Jukebox is Recylced and Awesome
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Recycled Cardboard Lamps
Recycled Cardboard Lamps
These Eco-Conscious Lamps are Made Using Discarded Cardboard
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Cardboard Culinary Instruments
Cardboard Culinary Instruments
The Cocorico Cooker is the Starter Kitchen for Your Future Cooks
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Recycled Cardboard Pavilions
Recycled Cardboard Pavilions
The World Cup Pavilion in Tokyo was Made by Shigeru Ban Architects
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Crafty Cardboard CCTVs
Crafty Cardboard CCTVs
These Cardboard Video Cameras Make a Playful Reference to Big Brother
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Recycled Multifunctional Furnishings
Recycled Multifunctional Furnishings
The ECO Table and ECO Chair Offer a Variety of Uses
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Seatbelt-Accented Cardboard Furniture
Seatbelt-Accented Cardboard Furniture
This White Cardboard Furniture Uses Seatbelts in its Design
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Tuberous Wood Seating
Tuberous Wood Seating
The Tube Chair by Kibisi Resembles Paper Towel Rolls
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Recycled Cardboard Toys
Recycled Cardboard Toys
Paperpod Offers Eco-Friendly Furniture and Playhouses
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Flat-Pack Workplace Games
Flat-Pack Workplace Games
The Office Bowl Set Turns Boring Aisles Into Fun Bowling Lanes
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Fuzzy Furniture Pieces
Fuzzy Furniture Pieces
The King Louis Table is Inspired by the Old and the New
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Beehive-Like Wine Sets
Beehive-Like Wine Sets
The Hole Collection by Giancarlo Zema is Made out of Recycled Cardboard
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Cardboard Cactus Air Purifiers
Cardboard Cactus Air Purifiers
Meta Material Creates an Efficient and Good-Looking Filter
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Coloring Book Cardboard Chairs
Coloring Book Cardboard Chairs
The Chateau De Versailles Sells a Cardboard Chair for Kids
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Cardboard Fruit Containers
Cardboard Fruit Containers
SEMdesign's Fruit Bowl 128 is Made Using Upcycled Cardboard Sheets
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Solar-Powered Postcards
Solar-Powered Postcards
Send Sunny Greetings with the HYMini MiniNOTE
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Illusory Stacked Object Seating
Illusory Stacked Object Seating
Incredible Cardboard Stools Are Photo-Real Cardboard Box Seats
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Upcycled Curvy Couches
Upcycled Curvy Couches
The Sanserif Creatius 'Prejudice' Cardboard Chairs are Planet-Preserving
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Cardboard Cylinder Art Pavilions
Cardboard Cylinder Art Pavilions
Shigeru Ban Designs Art Canopy Made From Recycled Cardboard
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Eco Caskets
Eco Caskets
Hainsworth Coffins Specializes in Environmentally-Friendly Resting Places
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Pixel-Inspired Room Dividers
Pixel-Inspired Room Dividers
Make Any Space Functional with the Nomad Architectural System
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Cardboard Tablet Stands
Cardboard Tablet Stands
Cardboard Safari's Unique Tablet Stand Takes the Shape of a Retro TV
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Conversational Coffee Tables
Conversational Coffee Tables
Leo Kempf's Speech Bubble Table is Made from Cardboard
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Curvilinear Feline Furnishings
Curvilinear Feline Furnishings
The Arleta Cat Lounge Lets One's Pet Relax in Style
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Luxury Cardboard Furniture
Luxury Cardboard Furniture
The Canyon Collection by Giancarlo Zema is Curvaceously Textured
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Abstract Animal Abodes
Abstract Animal Abodes
The Energy Pyramid Cat House is Modern in Looks and in Manufacturing
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Cardboard Tanks
Cardboard Tanks
This Life-Sized Cardboard Abrams A1 Army Tank is Made from Recycled Boxes
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Contemporary Eco Annuals
Contemporary Eco Annuals
The World's Most Eco-Friendly Calendar Has No Pages or Numbers
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Minimalist Board Games
Minimalist Board Games
The Cardboard Chess by Londji is Made Entirely from Cardboard
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Colorful Barnacle Storage Designs
Colorful Barnacle Storage Designs
These Storage Wallpockets by Ampersand are Vibrant
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Cardboard Desserts
Cardboard Desserts
These Inedible Sculptures Are Actually Supposted to Taste Like Cardboard
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Eco-Conscious Eateries
Eco-Conscious Eateries
This Taiwan Cardboard Restaurant Uses Eco-Friendly Furniture
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Recyclable Luggage
Recyclable Luggage
Funky ‘Cardboard Baggage' by Chiara Goose
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Cardboard Christmas Tree Alternatives
Cardboard Christmas Tree Alternatives
These Cardboard Christmas Trees are Mess-Free and Fun
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Eco-Friendly Dorm Furniture
Eco-Friendly Dorm Furniture
Our Paper Life Offers Students Sturdy and Cheap Desks and Shelves
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Cardboard Recliners
Cardboard Recliners
The RE-PLY Chair Uses Strong Fiberboard to Support Your Weight
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Cardboard Skull Puzzles
Cardboard Skull Puzzles
Limited-Edition Macabre Recycled Decor (UPDATE)
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Cutting-Edge Corrugated Lumber
Cutting-Edge Corrugated Lumber
Corelam Wood Offers Improved Material Strength
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Customizable Paper Seats
Customizable Paper Seats
Kids Can Draw Designs on the Kenno Recycled Cardboard Chair
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Cat Cabins
Cat Cabins
The Eco-Friendly Loyal Luxe Cat Chalet
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Tough Cardboard Tables
Tough Cardboard Tables
The Renfold Desk is Sustainable, Portable and Sturdy in Form
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Fashion-Conscious Cardboard
Fashion-Conscious Cardboard
Sanserif Creatius Creates Stylish Eco-Friendly Furniture
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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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Intense Paper Crafts
Intense Paper Crafts
The Recycled Cardboard Transformer
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Foldable Cardboard Seats
Foldable Cardboard Seats
The Yksi Chair Ships with Ease
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Upcycled Outdoor Freezers
Upcycled Outdoor Freezers
Cardboard Cooler Boxes Chills in an Eco-Friendly Manner
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Undercover Cardboard Furniture
Undercover Cardboard Furniture
The Paperweight Desk is Deceiving in its White Glossiness
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DIY Cardboard Kids Chairs
DIY Cardboard Kids Chairs
Finish Your Self Junior
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2D Guest Rooms
2D Guest Rooms
Nikki of Whimsy Love Creates Cute Custom Cardboard Furniture
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Luxury Paper Pop-Ups
Luxury Paper Pop-Ups
Hermes + Shigeru Ban Pavilion is an Eco-Friendly Design
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Table in a Suitcase
Table in a Suitcase
Portable Cardboard Table
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Chic Cardboard Decor
Chic Cardboard Decor
Reinhard Dienes Creates Sleek, Modern Cardboard Furniture
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Crafty Heart-Shaped Gifts
Crafty Heart-Shaped Gifts
These Creative Gift Boxes are Made from Recycled Cardboard
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Corrugated Paper Escritoires
Corrugated Paper Escritoires
Cardboard Desk by Savio Ku Unfolds the Appeal of Flapack Furnishings
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Eco Geometric Organizers
Eco Geometric Organizers
The Recycled Cardboard Basket Makes Tidying Up Fun
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DIY Arctic Cardboard Playsets
DIY Arctic Cardboard Playsets
Mr. Printables' Templates Make Cute Recycled Cardboard Toys
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DIY Laptop Stands
DIY Laptop Stands
Recycled Cardboard Is Fast, Fun & Cheap for Computer Geeks
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Mobile Cardboard Furniture
Mobile Cardboard Furniture
Refold's Recyclable Standing Portable Desk Quickly Folds Into Itself
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Pop-Up Cardboard Furniture
Pop-Up Cardboard Furniture
Liddy Scheffknecht and Armin B. Wagner Channel Childhood Imagination
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Patterned Cardboard Furniture
Patterned Cardboard Furniture
Roberto Giacomucci Adds to the Recyclable Movement
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Cardboard Taxidermy
Cardboard Taxidermy
PETA-Friendly Trophy Heads
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Corrugated Cardboard Furniture
Corrugated Cardboard Furniture
Swirly, Modern and Eco-Friendly Cardboard Chairs
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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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Curvy Cardboard Furniture
Curvy Cardboard Furniture
Ana Mitrano Uses Recycled Cardboard to Construct Eco-Friendly Furniture
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Recyclable Cardboard Furniture
Recyclable Cardboard Furniture
Slumber in the Paperpedic Paper Bed by KARTON
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Cardboard Catwalks
Cardboard Catwalks
Strode College Challenges Young Designers With Odd Medium
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DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
Create These Glamorous Pendant Lights Out of Recycled Materials
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Geometric Cardboard Seats
Geometric Cardboard Seats
Lazerian Studio Reveals Recycled Cardboard Furniture in Milan
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Compact Cardboard Furniture
Compact Cardboard Furniture
Pedro Gomes' Sustainable & Collapsible Home Decor
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Cardboard Box Pop-Up Shops
Cardboard Box Pop-Up Shops
Naver App Square is a Cool Temporary Store by Urbantainer
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