Behind the Scenes: The Prototyping Process

April 27, 2023

We build back wood

Reversing the cycle. Turning paper back into 3D wood. Aiming at building back forests. The US goal is to replace 90% of all plastics with biomaterials by 2043. The message is clear, and their report points to solutions based on waste streams of lignin and hemicellulose to support the transition towards a locally sourced circular… Continue reading We build back wood

February 28, 2023

Papershell + Vidde

Swedish electric snowmobile manufacturer Vidde has teamed up with PaperShell to develop the world’s first truly climate-neutral snowmobile, revolutionizing the industry with its electrified and potentially circular solutions.  Traditional snowmobiles are a significant source of transport-related emissions in arctic environments. In the short term, switching to an electric product will prevent emissions during usage. However,… Continue reading Papershell + Vidde

September 14, 2022

The Polestar 0 Project: Papershell + Polestar

A moon-shot project: creating the first truly climate-neutral car by 2030. Polestar and PaperShell are joining forces towards their most ambitious goal so far: the aim isn’t offsetting emissions — it’s eliminating them. Challenge accepted. Climate action is about collaboration The Polestar 0 project consists of developing solutions that don’t currently exist and embracing the… Continue reading The Polestar 0 Project: Papershell + Polestar

June 23, 2022

C-14 Test

We know that our material has very good properties, one of them is that it is very biogenic. But we wanted to know exactly how biogenic it is. We reached out to RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden to find out. Method A biogenic material is a product made by or of life forms. Based on… Continue reading C-14 Test

April 14, 2022

Exploring new surfaces

We are constantly developing new types of appearances with colours, patterns & structures. As seen on the film we are creating patterns in the material, integrated within the material like intarsia.  In the picture below we’ve created a graphite appearance without any coating.  This is not a milled surface. The surface is straight out of… Continue reading Exploring new surfaces

April 3, 2022

Durability test

What would be the best way to test the durability of our material? Something that could stand the pressure. How about a skateboard? Yes! We produced a few in our factory, teamed up with some friends and went for a ride:

March 24, 2022

Cake + PaperShell

Cake, the Swedish maker of premium lightweight, electric motorcycles, has announced a technological partnership with PaperShell, with the aim of bringing about a sustainable option to plastics, suitable for use in the vehicle industry.


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