Cardboard is popping up everywhere. A strong and durable material, it is made from recycled paperboard and is itself recyclable when you get bored. It is long lasting, can be assembled easily, comes in a flat-pack and some say is softer and friendlier than wood or plastic. It certainly is cheaper.... Here are some new and novel ways that cardboard is being used in the furniture and restaurant business. anand spotted this furniture in everything including bookcases, sofas, chairs and even dining tables is made out of recycled cardboard, and acoustic and insulated material (Sound Proof and Weather proof).