Vij5: Furniture Made From Recycled Newspaper

Last year, we blogged about a design company making "lumber" from recycled newspapers. Now that the process has been perfected, that lumber is being put to use in the form of furniture, jewlery and other objects.

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The newspaper wood was developed by Mieke Meijer for design company Vij5. Recycled newspaper is rolled together tightly using a specially designed machine which produces "logs" of recycled wood. The logs can then be milled just like traditional wood.

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(Images by Vij5)