Creative new uses for paper are not limited to the transport sector. Some of their brightest minds have also turned their attention to the home. Firms such as Sweden's ReturDesign and the Paris-based La Compagnie Bleuzen are designing and building cardboard furniture for everyday use. While the consumer market died, paper clothing found a niche in the medical sector and among painters and decorators. In hospitals, the battle between paper and cloth patient examination gowns is comfortably being won by paper. What all these examples show is the amazing versatility and usefulness of paper, whether at home, at work or on the road.
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