20 Dec '11, 10am

Flat-Pack Christmas Tree Made of Corrugated Cardboard is a Keeper

Flat-Pack Christmas Tree Made of Corrugated Cardboard is a Keeper

This is one Christmas tree that will keep on going, year after year. And when its day is done, simply recycle it. Giles Miller has been working with corrugated cardboard on a large scale for years. First seen by TreeHugger in 2006 at the London Design Festival , his furniture was an instant hit with the design crowd. This tree is a small-scale creation which can be flat-packed and put away easily or recycled. It's a breeze to put together. You simply attach the wooden base and the little bird for the top and slide the cardboard segments around the central shaft to style any way you want. Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 Miller also had a huge, three storey high Christmas tree at London's Design Museum . It was made with his fluting technique. Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 To do this he alternates the angles in the corrugation of the cardboard so that it produces different shading and decor...

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