Gallery: Yuya Ushida’s Collapsible XXXX_SOFA is Made From 8,000 Sticks ...

 
Yuya Ushida's Collapsible XXXX_SOFA is an extraordinary, intricate piece of convertible furniture created from 8,000 interlocking sticks manufactured from recycled plastic bottles. The XXXX_SOFA builds upon Ushida's previous version of the piece, which was crafted entirely from bamboo. It's geometric structure—inspired by iconic works of engineering such as the Eiffel Tower—creates a sofa that can be neatly transformed into a chair, stool, table or bench. By adapting his original design to utilize injection-molded recycled plastic parts, the sofa will be be more durable than its bamboo predecessor, as well as easier to mass-produce.

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