bread chair by enoc armengol
 
bread chair by enoc armengol bread chair by enoc armengol
mar 04, 2010

bread chair by enoc armengol

‘panpaati’ chairs made out of bread

enoc armengol, a spanish designer describing the ‘panapaati’:

‘every piece forms a living, organic, natural structure, which suffers the alterations on having interacted with the environment, humans, animals…this is food! it creates a vital cycle, which it’s born, lives, and dies without leaving rest.100% alive matter. 100% biodegradable. the work is formed by a set of common furniture, composed by two chairs and one table, these turn automatically into the core of a synergy of shared actions, both internal and external, that modify the initial form constantly. somehow this installation can be a clear reflect from the actual society and production process. fast, and the short-time life of the current, almost ephemeral furniture. nevertheless, these pieces can also be eaten becoming part of the living process.’

via core77

  • just missed a pic of someone sitting on them.. šŸ˜‰

    mariozitow says:
  • Two croissants, 3 doughnuts and a bread chair please!

    Jim says:
  • haha! these are so funny… they’re great objects

    mod-Ernest says:
  • if we’re talking about the short life of products though, how much energy does it take to produce these!? look how inefficient they are, how much room they take in the oven!

    mod-Ernest says:
  • paint it primary colors and you have maarten baas’s clay series. a different use of material doesn’t excuse an obvious copy of form.

    moots says:
  • Funny, but reading the statement braids my stomach.

    Donald says:
  • + negating the first two, all the other commentators are missing the point, space in the oven??? I mean, really, its art?

    donald says:
  • this is over marteen bass, this is a piece with a life

    nina says:
  • can “also” be eaten?

    karl says:
  • are you [email protected]#king serious!? If this is furniture than I’m going to buy it, eat it, and sh!t it out. Then I too can make furniture.

    the next picasso says:
  • good luck sculpting your shit my friend. that is an entirely unexplored craft… you might want to try to dress it up in the end, otherwise it would be just vile.

    you can't sit in your chair and eat it too. says:
  • It is an exercise.
    Funny and well done.
    Nothing more.

    Radu says:
  • nice material for making models…..and presenting it creative…..

    Ajay Sekar says:
  • Donald

    With the greatest respect ā€“ if somebody comes on and says that “these products can be eaten” and tries to make out that this is a serious project then they’re kidding themself. It’s not art, it’s not design ā€“ it’s just somebody making an object with a particular material / process and is a prime case of somebody trying to justify it afterwards with a really tedious story.

    mod-Ernest says:
  • finally an idea that isn’t half baked

    dough boy says:
  • Hey guess what kids, I’m gonna make a chair out of butter and call it the Butt-er chair…. get it!

    Yet another waste of the human mind, justified by some convoluted nonsense. “these turn automatically into the core of a synergy of shared actions, both internal and external, that modify the initial form constantly.” What the…!!!!! I think some whacky tabacky was mixed in for added BS.

    not impressed says:

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