Designer creates supply boxes that double as toys for refugee children

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We have already seen the growing trend in innovative ways to support efforts to relieve hunger and poverty, for example a biodegradable 'carpet' that uses human waste to rejuvenate infertile soil, and the eco-friendly shelters built from recycled plastics. Now, a new project combines the personal and the practical, by giving cardboard boxes a dual purpose, and providing children with games to play. Project Inside the Box was dreamed up by Lisanne Koning for her thesis project at Design Academy Eindhoven. The Dutch designer wished there could be room for children’s toys and games to be sent in relief packages,…

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