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Arachnide Chair by Studioforma
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Swiss architects Studioforma are no stranger to the furniture and product design world. They have quite a bit of furniture designs, but their new Arachnide chair took me by surprise. With its long insect-like legs, I knew it was spider-inspired before I even knew its name.

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Besides the spider-like silhouette, the contrast in materials—smoked oak and aluminium—were also a major inspiration in its design and achieving the desired effect.

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The metal creates a slight shimmer down the side of the brown legs, reflecting its environment to create a camouflaging effect.

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Photos by Pablo Faccinetto.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.