Jon Dioffa

Erin Moore's Quirky Borrow Stools are Inspired by Matchsticks

by , 02/05/14

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Designer and  University of Oregon architecture professor Erin Moore‘s Borrow Stools are designed to be split and burned. With their matchstick legs and accompanying axe, the stools connect the everyday experience of wood with global carbon cycling—from photosynthesis in forests to carbon sequestration in wood products, to carbon emissions from combustion. The quirky take on the beauty, function and danger of that bound-up carbon and energy.

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