12 Jul '11, 2pm

Newspapers Recycled Into Paper Timber & Furniture by Mieke Meijer / Vij5

Newspapers Recycled Into Paper Timber & Furniture by Mieke Meijer / Vij5

Made from recycled newspapers that are stacked, glued, rolled into logs, dried and cut, it looks and acts very much like real timber, from each log's unique grain pattern to the fact that it can be cut, milled and sanded. After experimenting with the material as a student design project back in 2003, Meijer has now teamed up with other young designers from Dutch design firm Vij5 to create surprisingly functional and distinctive pieces of furniture from NewspaperWood.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/recycled-newspape...

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