We last saw Concrete Canvas being used for disaster shelters, and now industrial designer Florian Schmid is experimenting with it for furniture applications.
Concrete Canvas is cement-impregnated fabric that can be shipped flat and hardened into a desired shape by applying water. Twenty-four hours later you've got a durable, fireproof and waterproof item.
For his Stitching Concrete project, Munich-based Schmid has formed the stuff into a series of different stool and bench shapes, building an adjustable wooden rig to hold the material in place while it cures:
Learn more about Concrete Canvas here.