New printer concepts from Samsung look to lower-cost and sustainable materials as a way to reduce prices and environmental impact. Receiving recognition at the 2013 International Design Excellence Awards, these three designs take a page from Ikea's flat-pack, assemble-it-yourself playbook, using materials like corrugated cardboard and Polyethylene plastic to create printers with exteriors that are easier to manufacture.

Samsung Cardboard Printer Concepts

These concept printers are all monochrome laser printers, but if the designs come to market and prove to be successful then maybe your next photo printer will come in a cardboard shell.