In order to make people think about the pervasiveness of industrial waste, Chinese designer Jamy Yang created the above Jiujie Chair for American furniture maker Steelcase. Yang invented the eco-plastic used in the chair in 2010, and with it wove a sort of nest around the frame of the chair — which when you sit in, the egg-shaped hood covers one’s eyes with the meshy plastic nest. The idea? To make the sitter contemplate the horrors of industrial waste. Lucky for us, the plastic which Yang invented is recycled. Still, it seems like it would make getting any work done quite a trial. But if it helps China contemplate the environmental horrors which it commits daily on its nature and rivers, the crazy-looking and productivity-reducing chair is worth the collaboration.

One more detail shot of Jamy Yang’s Jiujie Chair after the Jump…

via designboom

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