We have an exciting recycled waste materital to share today. Montreal-based Dear Human, a visual arts and design collaborative formed by Jasna Sokolovic and Noel O’Connell in 2010, has a few unique creations up its sleeve, one in particular is exactly the kind of thing that Tile Addict’s love.
They’re tiles, but made from paper. Using 100% post-consumer paper collected from local businesses, these tiles are said to be “hard as boards, light as cork, and can be printed or painted like paper”. On top of this they boast brilliant sound absorbing qualities.
Three basic shapes are offered (9″ hexagons, 8.25″ Squares, and 7.5″ by 3.25″ Subtiles) as well as circles and free-form abstract shapes. Custom designs can be created on request. The tiles are naturally produced in various white and brown tones, but can be printed to be any number of colours and patterns.
Dear Human’s Paper Tiles are perfect for situations requiring a reduction in sound, and have been shown to be as effective as some acoustic foams on the market, with farther reaching scope for decor.
A new post by Hanna Simpson, Diary of a Tile Addict, August 2021.