Cardboard Furniture - Paper Shaper


Think cardboard is only good for making boxes and cartons? Think again! This man is making tables, chairs and even a rocking horse using cardboard. Meet the founder of Paper Shaper, Mr. Haresh Mehta from Mumbai.

Paper Shaper is India's first company that makes cardboard furniture. A college dropout at one point, he joined his family business. He started by making cardboard structures and then finally, moved to furniture! Using recycled corrugated cardboard (layered cardboard)

Cardboard Furniture Paper Shaper

He makes furniture that could match up to wooden furniture's strength and durability. They are lightweight and easy to assemble with no tools.

Vimlendu Jha Environmentalist said, "Paper Shaper is an example of how we can satiate the need of furniture without harming the environment. With a shelf life of 7 years, it comes at a fraction of the price of wooden furniture. Finally a furniture that's economical, recyclable, foldable and portable!

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