The Meltdown Fleece Chair

 - Oct 1, 2008
References: tom-price & designklub.blogspot
Designer Tom Price created the Meltdown Fleece Chair from polyester fleece clothing.  What a a unique way to use thrown out polyester!  His chairs are part of this years Art Co’s, From Here to Eternity, exhibition.

According to the Tom Price website: 

The seat area is created by placing layers of polyester clothing onto a hot steel seat-shaped former. As it heats, the fabric begins to melt, exposing and integrating colours and patterns of the various layers. When cooled the surface is transformed into a rigid, shiny, colourful display of dissolved pattern and colour.

Though I certainly find creative ways to use recyclables admirable, the Meltdown Fleece Chair looks to me like my son’s bedroom floor after a week of not giving me his laundry—which has caused me to have several meltdowns over the years.