“Growing” Furniture Out Of Plastic And Magnets

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Dutch designer Jólan van der Wiel made these stools with magic by mixing iron filings with molten plastic and creating the legs by “pulling” them up using magnets. When the plastic hardens, BAM — you’ve got yourself a stool. “What the — I’m not milking cows, who the hell sits on a stool anymore?” Who sits on a stool anymore?!?! What the hell do you think I’m blogging from? “The toilet.” Haha, you have no idea how many articles I’ve written from here. “All of them?” Every single one.

Hit the jump for a pictorial of the process.

Gallery: funky furniture ‘grown’ with magnets defy gravity [device]

Thanks to Vicky, who allegedly has a levitating chair but it looks suspiciously like a regular one with a tablecloth draped over it so you can’t see the legs.

Article source: http://www.geekologie.com/2012/01/growing-furniture-out-of-plastic-and-mag.php

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