Lava From Mount Etna Used to Craft Furniture

After an eruption of Mount Etna last year, Sicilian duo Simone Farresin and Andrea Trimarchi of Formafantasma decided to experiment with the cooled lava and the shapes it could be molded into. Terming Mount Etna as a “mine without miners – it is excavating itself to expose its raw materials,” the duo collected the cooled lava as solidified dark grey basalt rock.

Skull Chair Has a Soulmate in the Brain Ottoman

Skulls go exceptionally well with brains, which is the reason I always prefer to keep my brain firmly in the skull. Sometimes it is a little too tight, but mostly, I’m okay. This love affair of skull and brain has taken the next step where they’re together as furniture. Artist/designer Vladi Rapaport has crafted a combo of a skull chair and brain ottoman, both destined to be together just like god intended.