Furniture Porn: Maartin De Celaer’s Mutation Series

Says the designer: “The pieces in this series look like they weren’t made by hands, but have grown to their present form organically. They might be the result of a mutation in cells, or the result of a chemical or nuclear reaction. Perhaps it’s a virus or bacteria that has grown dramatically out of scale. The Mutation pieces make you look at furniture in a different way. Maybe one day we would be able to grow a piece of furniture like we breed or clone an animal, and manipulate it’s shape like a bonsai tree.” Fabulous. In the meantime, he makes his sofas, chairs, and sitting blocks by composing patterns with parts of foam spheres that are applied to basic structures. Then the pieces are coated with a rubber or velvet-like finish. (via The Daily What)