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Nucleo Crystallizes Ancient Pieces of Oak into Precious Stools

Featuring bubbles, fissures and ruptures impossible to replicate or design, these functional art pieces will remain rough and natural.

By Ana Lisa - Source: http://inhabitat.com
Photo © Nucleo

Photo © Nucleo

Turin-based Nucleo has designed a series of stools that look like blocks of marble, amber or even cracked pieces of ice. But upon closer inspection, you’ll realize that it’s actually organic material submerged in a hardened and cracked liquid polymer. Beautifully imperfect, these unique ‘Souvenirs of the Last Century’ crystallize branches fallen from a 200-year-old oak tree.

Photo © Nucleo

Photo © Nucleo

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