The Melting Chair by Philipp Aduatz is Mesmerizing

By: laurentm - Published: Oct 23, 2011 • References: philippaduatz
The Melting Chair by Philipp Aduatz is a metallic seat that appears to be melding with the ground.

The Melting Chair by Philipp Aduatzt is shiny, mirror-like and quite simple looking. Hot, melting metal seems to have been poured on the mold of a standard chair, and the result is this futuristic and dramatic chair that tells the story of the end of the industrial age. The artist tries to portray the story of how perfect industrial products can be boring, and imperfection is key here. Beautiful imperfection is difficult to find.

The artist demonstrates how products can tell stories and be imperfect in certain ways for expressive purposes. The result is a surreal chair that appears to be melding into the ground. Stats for Surreal Disintegrating Seats Trending: Older & Chilly
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