Designer and creator Santiago Morahan has given some cardboard a second life – this time as a fixture’s shade. A clothing store called Fina Estampa in Santa Fe, New Mexico contracted these fixtures from Cartonero through A+B Architecture out of Santa Fe – I could not find the applicable website for this firm – if you know will you post in the comments?
From Santiago’s website, DiseÃ±o Cartonero, which translates to “Garbage Collector Designs” about the cardboard lampshade:
Time has been very little lately so I apologise for not posting regularly. This job took a lot of time and effort and the outcome was a great feeling of satisfaction. I was called for it by Pedro Acosta and Bernardo Bertone (A+B Architecture) from Santa Fe. This work was done in a clothes shop called Fina Estampa and it’s located in ZuvirÃa 5336 of neighbouring Santa Fe city.
Another interesting interior fixture design – not sure if it’s really my speed, but it’s reclaimed, it’s form, and it’s functional!
Santiago Morahan has a bunch of recycled cardboard stuff – from furniture to pencil cases. Check out his blog, http://disenocartonero.blogspot.com/