Taking 'fly on the wall' to the next level.
September 25, 2004 11:33 PM   Subscribe

Front Design has some pretty bizarre art/products. Check the projects section to see tables, chairs, and lamp shades, among other things, made from the interaction of animals/insects/reptiles with the environment. {flash}
posted by dobbs (5 comments total)
The design by section has items designed by gravity, pressure, sunlight, explosion, etc.
posted by dobbs at 11:39 PM on September 25, 2004

Very nice, dobbs. I also had a look at the "news" section, where you can see many of these items put together in a room display for a Milan exhibition. Fun.
posted by taz at 2:25 AM on September 26, 2004

[This is good]

I like the "high pressure" treated coffee table made from sticks and twigs, and the bark beetle etched pieces. I always liked how a fallen log with some intricate beetle beetle tracks looked, but could never think about how to really apply it to something. The CAD lampshade made from the motion-captured track of a fly is sweet, too.
posted by loquacious at 4:11 AM on September 26, 2004

love this stuff! thanks! The fly lamp, and the design by things especially.
posted by amberglow at 8:59 AM on September 26, 2004

loquacious' list pretty much summed it up for me.

The rat wallpaper was pretty weak, though. Technically cool, but decoratively not.
posted by kavasa at 1:17 PM on September 26, 2004

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