Gallery: A Chair that Welcomes Plants and Insects Into Your Home

 

This set of chairs by Analog Media Lab is more than just a nouveau ant farm, or an atrium fused with antique seating. Chair I: Rococo Armchair Retrofit and Chair II: Ghost Chair Retrofit are part of an experimental series created by a group of designers set on exploring the interface between human and insect life. By bringing nature into the home, particularly with domesticated insects (e.g., ants, termites, moths), individuals can examine the impact that human evolution has had on insects through time – insects which have consequently come to be considered only as unproductive and problematic pests that have a penchant for taking up house in our humble abodes.

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  1. fencing2habitat December 3, 2014 at 3:28 am

    Such a great “how to”! Thanks for this helpful tips. Thank you so much for such GREAT instructions and insightful ideas! Well done, I think you did a great job. Thank you for sharing this information! I am so happy to know how to do this now! Your tutorial was great.

  2. Donna Fernstrom November 9, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    Super cool.

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