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Millipede Dining Tables

Centopeia Bench is an Exceptionally Supported Surface Upon Dozens of Legs

— April 18, 2013 — Art & Design
The Centopéia Bench might have successfully stood steadily upon just four supports; however, the designer opted to multiply this number many many times over. The result is an eccentric, unique and even iconic piece of furniture that would infuse any dining room with a sense of fun.

The whimsical kitchen table would be assembled from a wooden board that measures 50 centimeters by 160 centimeters in length. This tabletop would be hand-carved with curving lines that that emulate the patterns on the backs of insects like caterpillars.

The most notable feature of Mula Preta Design's Centopéia Bench is, of course, what's happening below the eating surface. Countless legs give it a brush-like bottom in bright red, mimicking the look of a centipede.
Trend Themes
1. Eccentric Dining Furniture - Designing dining furniture with unconventional and whimsical elements can create a unique and fun ambiance.
2. Insect-inspired Design - Incorporating insect-like patterns and motifs in furniture design can create visually striking and memorable pieces.
3. Multiplying Support Structures - Exploring innovative ways to multiply support structures in furniture design can lead to unexpected and eye-catching designs.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - Furniture designers can incorporate unconventional elements and designs to create distinctive and memorable pieces.
2. Interior Design - Interior designers can utilize eccentric dining furniture to add a sense of fun and playfulness to dining spaces.
3. Home Decor - Home decor companies can offer insect-inspired furniture pieces as unique and visually striking options for customers.
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