IKEA is known for their affordable furniture—but do their new models, made entirely from paper, cross the retail line?

In May, IKEA announced its latest line of furniture, but this one was just a little bit different. This line is made entirely from paper. You didn’t read that incorrectly. The Swedish flatpack furniture store is looking to take recycling to the next level with their line of furniture made entirely from paper. And the surprising thing? The furniture actually looks great!

The makers of IKEA furniture have figured out how to create a durable composite pulp out of recycled paper that can be molded into any shape, and they aren’t using it to make cheap bookshelves. They have plans to launch their furniture line with sofas, chairs, tables, stools, home decor, and more, as Gizmodo reports.

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