Paper

Self-Structured Sliding Doors

Dec 01, 2009No Comments

Self-supporting paper screens Traditional Japanese shoji are sliding doors made of washi paper supported by wood crosspieces. The paper offers privacy and protection from wind

Softseating

Nov 02, 2009No Comments

Expandable and stackable paper seating Softseating is made entirely from kraft paper, utilizing a flexible honeycomb structure to fan open into stools, benches, and loungers.

Disposable Office

Sep 01, 2009No Comments

Recyclable recycled furniture The value of paper is typically measured by the value of the information it carries; once the information is deemed useless, the

Fragments

Dec 27, 2008No Comments

Punched-paper place mats Fragments is a series of paper place mats featuring punched-out patterns. They are all segments of the same pattern design, with references

Water Pachinko

Oct 14, 2008No Comments

Water-based game with hydrophobic paper For the Takeo Company-sponsored exhibition Haptic, designer Kenya Hara created an alternative version of one of Japan’s favorite pastimes. Instead

PaperStone

Jun 22, 2008No Comments

Recycled paper and cashew-nut-shell-resin biocomposite Manufactured by KlipTech Composites, PaperStone is comprised of 100 percent postconsumer recycled paper encapsulated within a non-petroleum-based resin binder. The

Humidifier

Mar 18, 2008No Comments

Paper-based humidifier with hydrophobic coating When water droplets fall on lotus leaves, they bead up into balls. Dubbed the lotus effect, this phenomenon occurs because

Printed Food

Feb 06, 2008No Comments

Two-dimensional information-carrying food Printed Food is an edible material that provides a way to convey the nutritious elements of food to consumers in an extremely

YUM!

Jul 29, 2007No Comments

Scratch-and-sniff wallpaper Developed by Alex Schweder and Dieter Janssen and manufactured by the Stinehour Press, YUM! is a scratch-and-sniff wallpaper that smells faintly of fresh

Paper Softwall

Mar 31, 2007No Comments

Expandable paper and wool room partition The Paper Softwall is a lightweight freestanding wall that can be arranged into almost any shape or easily compressed