A Couple Of Nerds Got 36 iMac Boxes And Made An iWheel

This is what happens when you have a boring ass job.

It all started with 36 cardboard boxes, a few rolls of packing tape and one big idea. For more than a year, systems administrator Mike Campadore had been stashing away iMac boxes whenever the university ordered new computers, noting that the slightly angled shape of the boxes could create a giant wheel if he collected enough of them. He thought it might make a fun toy for his daughter. The result, however, was something no one expected – a viral photo and video that would reach millions around the world. Continue reading »

Leah Yellowbird Pattern Cardboard Animal Heads

Check out our deer, moose, and bear animal heads in the intriguing Native American art print.

The intricate patterns of these designs were created by Leah Yellowbird (leahyellowbird@gmail.com), a native American artist based in Minnesota. We’ve had the pleasure of providing Leah with the birch plywood base forms of our product for her to embellish with her detailed paint work. We then scanned her original patterns and printed them onto corrugated cardboard and birch plywood to make a more affordable product to share with a broad audience. Continue reading »

Architect Couple Turns Cardboard Boxes Into Stackable Cat Fort

We all know that cats love cardboard boxes. This Taiwanese brand called Cat Thing took them to another level by creating a collection with a modern design, where a modular docking system allows to build an awesome city to be set up for felines. Continue reading »

British Designer Liam Hopkins Creates A Full-Sized Cardboard Car For ŠKODA

To celebrate the launch of ŠKODA’s karoq, the czech automobile manufacturer has created the ‘world’s most child friendly SUV’ built entirely out of cardboard. The ‘kid karoq’ takes direction from research ŠKODA research asking 1,000 under-11s what they’d pack into their perfect car and features a game-console, touch screens, a ball pit, slide, speakers and WIFI. Continue reading »

Human Builds A Dragon-Shaped Cardboard House For His Cat In Order To Please His Master

One creative guy named Sam just took cardboard cat houses to the next level. Inspired by his beloved kitty Denni, the entire thing is made out of cardboard and held by hot glue. “I love making things, especially out of cardboard. My cat also loves cardboard and I love my cat,” Sam writes on his website. Continue reading »

This Dog Loves to Play Dress Up With Cardboard Cutouts

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Semba is a woman with a very patient dog and a lot of creative ideas about how to play with her pup. Oddly, her dog, named Chihuahua-mametaro, seems to truly enjoy sticking his head in Semba’s cardboard creations. It’s a different kind of doggy dress up, but it sure is hard not to love it. Of course, when his whole body is hiding behind a giant piece of cardboard, it can be hard to tell how cute little Chihuahua-mametaro is outside of his “costumes,” so with that in mind, here’s the rolly-polly pooch totally in the nude. Continue reading »

Professor Built A 60-Foot Long, 8-Foot Cardboard Wall Outside His Home To Replicate Donald Trump’s Proposed Wall Between The U.S. And Mexico

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Photo by Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters

Matt Warshauer, a political history professor at Central Connecticut State University, built a 60-foot long, 8-foot cardboard wall outside his West Hartford home to replicate Donald Trump’s proposed wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Continue reading »

Growing Demand For Cardboard Coffins In Venezuela

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Photo by Marco Bello / Reuters

Elio Angulo lies inside a cardboard coffin next to Alejandro Blanchard as they introduce their product to potential customers at a mortuary in Valencia, in the state of Carabobo, Venezuela. Continue reading »

Mother Creates An Amazing Cardboard Kitchen For Her Daughter

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Rodessa Villanueva-Reyes went above and beyond to create a play kitchen for her young daughter. It may look like a store-bought kitchen, but it was crafted almost entirely from cardboard boxes! It’s a beautiful DIY project that every kid would love to have, and Rodessa was kind enough to share the instructions with anyone interested in making something like this for their own child. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Cardboard to Create Full-Scale Replica of Her Grandfather’s 1979 Lincoln Continental

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Artist Shannon Goff constructed her Miles to Empty exhibition so that she could pay homage to a quintessential American car that also serves as a personal memory of her grandfather. Using cardboard as her medium, Goff recreated the special edition 1979 Lincoln Continental, which features an impressively detailed interior. Continue reading »

This Guy Uses Cardboard As His Artistic Tools And People’s Cars As His Canvas

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Photographer and artist Max Siedentopf has a number of hobbies, but his favorite, perhaps, is pimping cars. At night, Siedentopf walks the streets of Amsterdam adding custom cardboard headers, spoilers, and ground effects to strangers’ cars… Continue reading »

The Real Ping Pong Table Made From Cardboard

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“Tennino” is a ping pong table in cardboard that we can easily build on our own in a few minutes thanks to pre-folded cardboard pieces. Continue reading »

A Group Of Artists Built A Cardboard Installation And Burned It To Mark The Fight Between Modernity And Tradition

Pink intruder is a project organized by a group of artists with expertise in performing interventions in urban space, edition of art and the organization and coordination of cultural events.

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Fallas is a traditional festival held in Valencia every year for more than a century, the ultimate goal of the installations settled during the festival days is to be burned to celebrate the arrival of spring. Continue reading »

Unique Design Christmas Tree in Cardboard and Wood

Did you think about a design tree for this Christmas? No? OdenneBoom is made for you!

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The OdenneBoom is available in different sizes and materials. The most popular in the series is the white life-size Christmas tree made of cardboard. This cardboard is a strong double-layered corrugated cardboard, is 100% recyclable and can be reused for several years. There are also accessories available for this version such as a RGB LED lighting. This allows to light up your OdenneBoom with indirect light in different colors you wish.
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Girl Travels Europe with Cardboard Cutout of Late Father

Jinna Yang, a 25-year-old Chinese girl born in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A., went on a trek through Europe carrying a cardboard cutout of her father, who died from cancer two years ago.

She quit her fashion job in New York City, gave up her apartment, sold most of her clothes and brought her “father” with her as she traveled across Europe, in order to take him to all the countries he wanted to visit, while he was alilve. She put the pictures online in hopes of spurring others to follow their dreams and aspirations.

“I want the world to know who my dad was,” Yang explains. And, thanks to her creative homage, people approached her as she traveled, asking about the cutout and wanting to know more about her and her project. It led to strangers sharing their own stories of grief and loss. “That’s the great thing about traveling,” she says. “It really was healing for me.”

Now, Yang is planning her next trip, this time to Spain and Croatia. And, of course, dad will be right there with her.

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Le Louvre, in Paris, France; according to Yang, her father ran a dry-cleaning business in Norfolk, Virginia, where he worked for 12 hours a day for six days per week. (Photo: CFP)
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