On the one hand this Entropy Chair, by décor company Philips Collection, is visually interesting and seems designed for inclusion in artsy movies. And it provokes curiosity; if I walked into a room containing this, I couldn’t not sit in it.
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On the other hand, I can’t imagine this in practical everyday use. In my house at least, dust bunnies would make a beeline for it, and the webbing would serve as the perfect scaffolding for spiders looking for a starter home. I’d constantly have to pick the 18-pound chair up to vacuum beneath (or through) it. On the plus side, anything that fell out of your pockets would be easy to see.
The company’s description:
“A frenetically woven choice for seating, our Entropy Chair has a metal cubic structure to which black cord has been wound in a spider-web arrangement to create a one-of-a-kind place to sit. Though the pattern seems completely random, the cords are strung to create a secure seat. This is one of the best examples in our product lineup that reflects the ethos that Phillips Collection personifies: modern organic. This black chair is perfect for contemporary interiors and rooms with an industrial chic vibe.”
The chair runs $1,800.