One of the things the pandemic has made us think a lot more about, and which is often hidden to us in our daily lives, is the network of supply chains that keep our economy functioning.
Cardboard has become an essential material for logistics, and one that might be in short supply in the near future because of a breakdown in manufacturing and recycling. Thinking more critically about cardboard will be important in the future.
Trafas White references this chair, Splat, which was designed consciously as an object not meant to last, as all children eventually grow up, and as such made from cardboard so that it can be recycled after use.
Source: Natashah Hitti