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The Concrete Chesterfield Sofa is Deceptively Detailed

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jul 6, 2010 • References: design-milk and ohgizmo
At first glance (and second and third), the 'Concrete Chesterfield Sofa' does not look like it was molded out of concrete. Instead, it looks exactly as comfortable as a well-worn leather couch would look like -- right down to the carefully formed bum prints. Yet it is, in fact, carved out of concrete.

Designed for the 100% Design exhibition in London by Gray Concrete, the Concrete Chesterfield Sofa demonstrates their mastery of molding techniques. In deciding to commit fully to their creation, they even included a concrete 50 pence behind one of the cushions.