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30. Jos van der Meulen, born 1958
"Paper Bags," 1996 (1993)
Unused billboard posters
Droog Design collection, manufactured by Goods, Amsterdam
Lent by Goods
Large: 35 1/2 x diam. 27 3/4" (90 x diam. 70 cm)
Classic: 20 3/4 x diam. 13 3/4" (60 x diam. 35 cm)
Bureau: 15 3/4 x diam. 10" (40 x diam. 25 cm)
Klein: 8 x diam 4 3/4" (20 x diam. 12 cm)
Photo by Sigurd Kranendonk, courtesy Goods

Made of unused billboard posters sewn together, the Paper Bags are an ingenious example of the reuse of wasted materials. They are sold folded and flat in four different dimensions.