Chemistry Experiment Grows A Chair From Mineral Crystals [Pics]

Chemistry Experiment Grows A Chair From Mineral Crystals [Pics]

Spider's Thread chair draws on an old Japanese tale that represents hope and fragility.

Ross Brooks
  • 11 october 2013

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has created the “Spider’s Thread” chair using mineral crystals and tiny threads to form the body of the furniture. It only took seven filaments sitting in a pool of mineral solution for the shape of the chair to take shape as the crystals slowly worked their way upwards.

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