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This brilliantly-designed product will help you move house in 30 minutes or less

This brilliantly-designed product will help you move house in 30 minutes or less

The Room in a Box allows users to pack up their room and go in what company Our Paper Life calls the 30 Minute Move

Have you ever timed how long it takes to furniture a new room, a temporary home or pack up an existing one?

A new crowdfunding project by company Our Paper Life claims its product would make it possible to pack and unpack your furniture in 30 minutes.

IKEA’s bookshelves, tables and all the various bits and bobs are dominating student rooms all over the world, from the USA to Sweden, and packing it up takes valuable time.

‘Every hour spent stressing through the traditional moving process is one lost hour that could have been spent socializing and forming friendships for a lifetime,‘ the group states on their indiegogo campaign.

 

Once unpacked, the components can be assembled as the user wishes.
Once unpacked, the components can be assembled as the user wishes.

 

The furniture revolution comes in form of a cardboard box with wheels and handles which can easily be lifted, carried or pulled by a single person, although it contains everything needed to furnish a room, from a bin to a bedframe.

Planned to set students back $149 (€134, £97.50), the room in a box needs neither tools, nor screws, nor glue because pieces are assembled by folding and slotting them together; shelving and bed units also come with sets of drawers, to expand storage space.

According to the team behind the 30 Minute Move, everything is light and stackable, giving owners the option to quickly reassemble their room on their own and offering hundreds of different combinations – a bit like oversized Lego, only made from cardboard and less painful to step on.

The Room in a Box is supposed to be light, but also durable; spilled fluids can simply be wiped up without the cardboard being damaged.
The Room in a Box is supposed to be light, but durable; spilled fluids can simply be wiped up without damaging the cardboard.

 

But although its durability and customizability make it ideal for student living, Our Paper Life say their room in a box could change more than just dorm rooms.

‘Our room in a box concept has far reaching implications anywhere furniture is used, such as: daycares, temporary government offices or even disaster relief efforts.’