Came across this (uncredited) video demonstrating how gravity and tension can be wielded to create an unlikely object:
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This reminded me a bit of designer Robby Cuthbert's tensegrity-based furniture designs. Which in turn made me wonder: How long until a design student attempts to integrate this trick into a furniture design project?
By the bye, here are the best (untrue) comments from this Reddit thread explaining the phenomenon:
- "The camera is upside down"
- "It's in Australia"
- "Magnets, bitch"
- "The fucking strings are haunted"
I’m a lapsed industrial designer. I was born in NYC and figured I’d die there, but a few years ago I abandoned New York to live on a farm in the countryside with my wife. We have six dogs.
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