‘The Permanents’ Pays Tribute to a Mythical Human Society

 - Jun 19, 2013
References: matalicrasset & dezeen
Don’t feel bad if you can’t keep up with everything going on with the 'Permanents.' The exhibit was created by French designer Matali Crasset and consists of hooded furniture made from folded sheets of grey felt. The exhibit is multifunctional in the sense that it provides a place to sit, stand, lie or converse, and they also help to tell a story.

The story behind the exhibit is as unique as the felt pieces of furniture themselves. The furniture is actually called the Permanents, and is a reference to the film 'Voyage to Uchronia.' The film is about a group of people, hooded of course, who travel to a mountain for a magical ritual. All accompanying films aside, the Permanents is an intriguing set of furniture that seems to put privacy above all else.