For all you skeptics out there, here's proof that cardboard is awesome. We invited three New Haven bouncers to give our sofa the ultimate test. Though doubtful, these burly guys finally agreed to plop down, all 900 pounds of them. Fearful faces changed to expressions of something we could only describe as "Boo-yeah". The sofa still stands in the chairigami retail store as a monument to this great test of cardboard strength.
The new chairigami pop-up standing desk. This piece was inspired by Ryan Mannion who works at a New Haven start-up called See Click Fix. The idea was to be able to transform any regular desk into a stand-up workstation that was lightweight and sustainable . Get on your feet and start a new work lifestyle! The pop-up standing desk retails for just $65.
Though Yale has great architecture, some of the student dorms contain oddly shaped nooks that seam to repel standard furniture. Chairigami rescued Henry Wolf, a freshman at Yale, by customizing a super skinny and super tall shelf for this particular bedroom nook. Now he and his roommate can have an in-house library without taking up any extra space. Chairigami 1, Awkward Yale Dorm Crevice 0.
Chairigami and Tour Hockey teamed up to design a super cool trade show display to show off Tour's new skate lineup for the upcoming season. People stopped in their tracks, who would think that cardboard and hockey would go together like buffalo wings and Monday Night Football. The furniture was a perfect fit for vinyl stickers sporting the Tour Logo and was easily customized for the product. Who knows, this could be the beginning of a new fantastic sport: life size knock hockey with cardboard sticks and cardboard pucks.
Atmel certainly wowed DIYers with the most inventive trade show booth at the 2012 World Maker Faire in New York. Chairigami standing desks were customized to resemble the iconic Arduino infinity logo and used to create a pop-up lab space that showcased the Arduino mini micro-controller. Cardboard table tops were soon graffitied with complex circuit diagrams and system designs that would make a rocket scientist scratch his head. A beautiful marriage of electrical complexity and cardboard simplicity. We're just waiting on the next cardboard computer to hit the market.
Chairigami and Project 7 collaborated to design a green and eco-friendly cardboard trade show display for the 2012 Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago. Project 7 reverses deforestation by planting fruit trees and Chairigami provides recyclable, sustainable furniture. Two companies, saving the Earth, together. You try and find a better match.
Imagine yourself at the starting line of a glorious race. The fans are screaming but inside two thousand pounds of cardboard muscle they are muted. The heat of the engine begins to transfer through the car's sturdy frame to your body. Your right foot twitches in anticipation, especially the big toe. Surroundings fade except for a small patch of road directly in front of your bumper. And then, all of the sudden, you fly...
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