diane steverlynk: cardboard coverings
 
diane steverlynk: cardboard coverings diane steverlynk: cardboard coverings
jun 26, 2009

diane steverlynk: cardboard coverings

cardboard covering in textile form image courtesy of diane styverlynck

‘cardboard coverings’ were designed by belgian textile designer, diane styverlynk. manufactured using worn boxes, they propose a new function for cardboard as a blanket. the texture of the rigid and uncomfortable material is transformed into a soft, supple textile. graphics of the original boxes remind us that they were once disposable containers used for packing. now, the coverings provide insulation, a layer of protection and are easy to transport. they are warm and offer comfort with minimal material.

the blanket’s origins are still present with box orientation instructions image courtesy of diane steverlynck

image courtesy of diane styverlynck

the cardboard’s original state before being made into a blanket image courtesy of diane styverlynck

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