Half chair, half terrarium by Fiore Arcangelo

Italian designer Fiore Arcangelo’s ECCO chair does double duty as a terrarium pregnant with plants. There’s something very cool about having vegetation grow as you sit and being slightly panicky that it will all uproot you eventually. If you ever get one of these, resist the urge to grow a rainforest in there.

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INVITE: 6 Aussie artists will turn Sydney's aMBUSH Gallery into a giant canvas for a night!

We've assembled a group of talented young creatives and armed them each with a new Microsoft Surface Pro 4 or Microsoft Surface Book on which to create an original piece of art. The big reveal of these works will take place on December 10 at an immersive event at Sydney's aMBUSH Gallery. If you want to come along, let us know why here.