Tokuin Yoshioka is perhaps as much a skilled material scientist as he is a creative furniture designer. Using uncommon and often scientifically complex materials, he constructs chairs, sofas and other everyday furniture objects from some of the strangest and most unlikely substances you can imagine – from crystallized chair structures to comfortable light-weight paper couches.
Exhibit & Display.- Melting Men by Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo, Berlin. This amazing installation of 1,000 melting figures was done in collaboration with the WWF to highlight global warming and bring awareness on the rapid loss of ice worldwide. More info: http://wwf.panda.org/?173563/Tiny-ice-figurines-draw-attention-to-big-problem . Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM9iSZVlRxc