the eco DIY collection by eduardo alessi
the eco DIY collection by eduardo alessi the eco DIY collection by eduardo alessi
nov 02, 2012

the eco DIY collection by eduardo alessi

‘the eco DIY collection’ by eduardo alessi



‘the eco DIY collection’ by designer eduardo alessi is a series of products that use recycled cardboard as structural material. cut from a single sheet paper to save material for production, each of the five different endangered species of animals are conceived from a flat two-dimensional pattern.  intended as a DIY assembly, the user simply follows the instructions on the packaging: fold the paper along the notches and impressed creases applied on the paper, no glue, cutting or other instruments are required.

with some of them developed as electronic-based products, the energy efficient devices can be utilized without using batteries. its thick-stock characteristics and flat architecture result in being lightweight, allowing for the products to be easily flat-packed for transportation purposes.



elephant speaker



deer clock


deer clock



giraffe lamp


giraffe lamp


rhino pen holder


rhino pen holder

owl magnifier


owl magnifier


designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here

  • i want one!

    hanna says:
  • Smart, actually green and somewhat whimsical without being cloying….ggod stuff

    pasha says:

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