Recycled christmas trees

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The johnson banks Christmas card this year takes the form of trees ram-punched out of magazines and brochures that we found around the office. There’s no point in going green and then merrily printing off some paper based extravaganza, so we set ourself the task of re-using and recycling items that were close to hand.

The picture above shows a V&A report, a copy of the Economist and an old Design Council brochure. We also found that Design Week magazine made really good trees as well (shown below).

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We die-cut the star shaped envelopes out of old posters.

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Here are some of the trees at this weekend’s design grotto at Somerset House.

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Look, there are ice skaters in the background. It must be Christmas.

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In case you’re wondering, this is what the cutter looks like.

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