No matter how inspiring, most product catalogs eventually end up at the bottom of trashcans. But Paper Lane gives 3form catalog pages a new life. After being shredded by artisans in Nepal, the pages are encased in the company’s Varia Ecoresin in linear patterns. Paper Lane comes in two patterns and in 48"-by-96" panels. 3-form.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who writes about new products and sustainable design.