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NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer

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by Jaime last modified Dec 15, 2011

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer flips the idea of materials on its head. Instead of using wood as a source to make paper, NewspaperWood uses the paper to make wood! The design was Meijer’s project at the Design Academy Eindhoven, who decided it was time to create something useful from old newspapers that no [...]




 

 

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer flips the idea of materials on its head. Instead of using wood as a source to make paper, NewspaperWood uses the paper to make wood! The design was Meijer’s project at the Design Academy Eindhoven, who decided it was time to create something useful from old newspapers that no one wanted.

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer

For the launch in Milan at Salone, Vij5 invited some designers to create products using the NewspaperWood materials. Here are a few examples:

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer

Desk by Greetje van Tiem

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer

Cabinet by Breg Hanssen

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer

Frames by Ontwerpduo

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