Photo credit: Alexandre Chapelin
Artist Alexandre Chapelin combines resin and travertine marble to create incredible optical illusion-like lagoon tables. This seris is officially called "Lagoon 55", and reproduces "the depth of the sea and bringing the ocean/lagoon effect to your living room from the comfort of your sitting area." Chapelin "poured the especially created resins from our unique formula at each different level of depth." Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Volcanic lava stone and carbon fiber aren't usually associated with sofas, that is unless...you're talking about Peugeot's Onyx Sofa. It's made from lacquered black carbon fiber that's been fused with hand-cut volcanic lava stone from France's Auvergne region. One caveat: this 10-foot furniture piece weighs in at a hefty 800-pounds, so moving it may be an issue. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
During the day, this looks like a normal table with cool blue accents, but when it starts getting dark, you'll see that it starts glowing. There are no electronics involved, just normal resin mixed with pigmented resin, carefully poured into all the nooks and crannies of the wood piece of your choosing. Once that's done, you'll want to sand everything down for a smooth finish, before sealing it with a finish. Continue reading for the full instructions.