Key facts

Product:
Paper Frames
Family:
Paper Frames
Manufacturer:
Vij5 >
Designer:
Ontwerpduo >
Architonic ID:
1191891
Country:
Netherlands
Launched:
2011
Manufacturer groups :
Storage/Shelving-Shelves >
Groups:
Storage/Shelving-Shelves >

Product description

size A (displayed in light blue), ca. 10x23x6cm

Concept

“NewspaperWood is a new material based on a concept by Mieke Meijer, developed together with and licensed to the Dutch designlabel Vij5. NewspaperWood returns newspapers, which are made of wood, into wood again. When a NewspaperWood log is cut, the layers of paper appear like lines of a wood grain or the rings of a tree and therefore resembles the aesthetic of real wood.”

A series of small frames, to exhibit your finest, smallest or most exclusive objects. To symbolize the bark of a tree, Ontwerpduo covered the NewspaperWood with a thin layer of coloured paper. They intended to augment the NewspaperWood rather than to supplement it with an extra material. All employed paper colours are reflected in the growth rings of the Newspa- perWood itself.

The series of small cabinets consists out of six different variations and colours. On request these frames can be ordered in different sizes and colour combinations.

NewspaperWood is a new material based on a concept by Mieke Meijer, developed together with and licensed to the Dutch designlabel Vij5.

material | NewspaperWood, coloured paper
dimensions
size A (displayed in light blue), ca. 10x23x6cm
size B (displayed in dark blue), ca. 10x32x6cm
size B (displayed in red), ca. 37x18x8cm
size C (displayed in soft pink), ca. 37x31x10cm
size C (displayed in dark green), ca. 16x37x6cm
size D (displayed in mint green), ca. 37x37x10cm