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  • Riki Stool
    August 30th, 2013
    Whoa, considering we first posted the Riki Stool over 6 years ago, it's time for an update. Designed by Riki Watanabe in 1965, this stool is made of cardboard, which…
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  • Cardboard Birdhouse
    July 11th, 2012
    Everyone can afford to provide shelter for the birds at this price. This birdhouse ships flat, and after a few simple steps you'll have a pop up (weather-resistant) cardboard birdhouse…
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  • Easy Edges Low Table Set
    April 28th, 2011
    For this Thursday's design classic we have Frank Gehry's Easy Edges Low Table Set. You'll probably recognize these, as Gehry is well known for using cardboard to make several pieces…
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  • Cardboard Pendulum Clock
    March 3rd, 2011
    This cardboard clock arrives at your door flat packed and unadorned, ready for you to assemble and decorate in whatever way you see fit. I'd be tempted to leave it…
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  • Paperweight Desk
    May 10th, 2010
    Made entirely of 100% recyclable cardboard, this white gloss desk knocks the socks off of practically every other desk out there. At £151.00 (~$225), it's super affordable, has a cable…
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  • Foldschool DIY Cardboard Furniture
    April 8th, 2010
    Foldschool is a project from Swiss-based architect Nicola Enrico Stäubli, which provides you with free downloadable patterns to create your own folding cardboard furniture for kids. Just follow the instructions…
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  • d. selection by Reinhard Dienes
    February 26th, 2010
    My-oh-my, bright and affordable cardboard furniture? Yes, please. Quite a bit less than Gehry's chair, eh? Several color options to choose from too, if you're interested. Material: 100% recyclable cardboard…
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  • Feedaway Chair
    February 24th, 2010
    Your baby stays baby-sized for only so long. Instead of spending money on a high chair that will be thrown out eventually, you could get this portable, folding cardboard one…
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  • Astro Rocket
    July 22nd, 2009
    Celebrate the lunar landing with your own cardboard rocket, or give as a gift if you're not into the whole outer space thing. Each Astro Rocket is laser-cut for precision…
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  • Muistipeli Matching Game
    July 13th, 2009
    Memory games aren't just for kids; if you've read any articles regarding Alzheimer's Disease, you know they stress diet, exercise and brain stimulation as an important part to keeping the…
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  • Cat Caboodle Cardboard Furniture
    June 9th, 2009
    Caboodle Corrugated Habitats for Cats are spacious and durable condos that cats love to play, lounge and hide in. Made with thick, heavy gauge corrugated, Caboodle are sturdy three level…
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  • Villa Julia Playhouse
    June 1st, 2009
    Here's a cute cardboard playhouse for the little ones. (With a little work you could make one of these, so keep that in mind.) Villa Julia by Javier Mariscal is…
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  • Rambling Robbie
    April 24th, 2009
    Cardboard Safari now has a full-body figure in addition to their trophies. Available in three sizes, I'd say this rhino would look good on a shelf or on the floor,…
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  • kraftwerk: DIY Cardboard Chair
    April 10th, 2009
    Some of you might have seen this before, but it's new to me. For around $10 you can purchase the plans for an origami-ish cardboard chair. Weighing just under 4lbs…
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  • The Wishing Wall
    April 7th, 2009
    Give your best wishes with this cardboard 'wall' where everyone can contribute. It's a different gift idea that could become an interesting keepsake/wall art sort of thing. Tuck tiny colorful…
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