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Explosive Cardboard

Millions of unexploded land mines remain buried across the world. Cheap to produce and with the ability to remain active for 50 years, these weapons are widespread and deadly. According to the United Nations, around 2,000 people are injured or killed by land mines every...

Cardboard Design Winners

Cardboard is a widely available and highly adaptable packaging material. It can be cut, shaped and printed without the need for complex tools or specialist skills. As such, it is ideal for the development of new packaging designs. Every year the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI)...

Summer Holiday Fun with Cardboard Boxes

On Christmas morning the large cardboard box is often just as (or more) exciting than the expensive toy that was packaged in it. With a child’s imagination, that big box can transform into a pirate ship, a racing car or a fort. With six weeks of...

The Power of Books

Are you gripped by a real page turner? Have you found a great book to help with your studies? Who is your favourite author? Books provide us with knowledge, entertainment, information and inspiration. The words on the page can make us laugh, cry or offer us a...

Cardboard Arcade

Keeping the kids happy during the school holidays became a whole lot easier at The Eden Project last week. Game On encompassed a variety of interactive challenges that were played by people of all ages and nationalities. As part of the week-long celebration of video games,...

Wasps & Coffee: The Paper Story

Paper is an intrinsic part of everyday life. Take a look around you; even in a ‘paperless office’ there will be paper products. So where did this material originate? Paper production began in China, several thousand years ago. Initially a packaging material, it was used to...

Cardboard Edison Winners

A few months ago, our blog focused on an international board game competition, known as the Cardboard Edison. This annual event encourages individuals to submit ideas for new card or board games, which are tried and tested by a game obsessed judging panel. The winners...

Japanese Cardboard Art

With accurate folds, it is possible to transform a single sheet of paper into all manner of 3D forms. The art of paper folding is a Japanese tradition, so it is no wonder that a number of contemporary Japanese artists use paper and cardboard to...

Expanding our Horizons

If you were travelling from Birmingham to Aylesbury on Sunday, you may have passed a wide load. A convoy of three trucks were transporting a large die cut machine to our factory; we hope it didn’t cause any delays to your journey. What is Die Cutting? As...

Cardboard Edison

Looking for a new challenge in 2017? How about designing a board game? In a world of digital technology and computer games, it might seem that there is little market for the traditional board game, but they still prove popular. Each year people from around the world submit...