michael neville recycles cardboard into paper pulp rockers michael neville recycles cardboard into paper pulp rockers
feb 17, 2014

michael neville recycles cardboard into paper pulp rockers

michael neville recycles cardboard into paper pulp rockers
all images courtesy of michael neville

 

 

 

detroit-based designer michael neville has created the ‘colonial turd’ rocker series as a material exploration of post-consumer cardboard pulp and natural dyes. the pieces are designed as functional play furniture for young children that are bight and colorful. the friendly-looking forms and heirloom quality products incorporate common recyclable materials. the sustainability focus of the series is further supported through the use of natural dyes and hardwoods indigenous to north america.

 


colonial turd lineup

 


‘rad-berry’ rocker – madder root dye and walnut

 


‘bluezzz-berry’ rocker – indigo dye and maple

 


‘coffee bean’ rocker – walnut ink and cherry

 

 

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