Part of Ventura Lambrate’s Instant Stories by DMY, Werner Aisslinger presented a vision for the future, when furniture could be grown rather than made.

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Each stand was framed by a wooden box mounted on a trestle table, enabling each design to create a little world where anything might be possible.

Werner Aisslingers Chair Farm at Milan Design Week in technology news events home furnishings  Category

In Werner Aisslinger’s world: “A chair is born from a steel corset! After the removal of the corset, a unique chair is revealed — truly singular, because nature cannot be programmed to deliver a certain result… (or can it!?)

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…The chair is no longer produced in the classical sense of the word. Instead, it grows of its own volition in a greenhouse or on a field. When it has reached maturity, the steel corset is opened and removed, revealing a naturally grown chair.”

Werner Aisslingers Chair Farm at Milan Design Week in technology news events home furnishings  Category

The title of the project “The Chair Farm” reflects the utopian ambitions of this this Berlin-based designer, who imagines huge “product plantations” in the future.

Werner Aisslingers Chair Farm at Milan Design Week in technology news events home furnishings  Category

It certainly makes you think about what might be possible…

Werner Aisslingers Chair Farm at Milan Design Week in technology news events home furnishings  Category

Our trip to Milan was supported in part by Airbnb.com.