Confirming that looks can be deceiving.
This chair may look like an angler fish morphed into a beautiful piece of furniture (just picture the pine corks as teeth), but don't be afraid to take a seat. The corks are made more comfortable by soft foam in the laminated pine base, a necessity as it relies on the pressure from the user's weight to activate the overhead lamp.
Designer Holly Bradshaw-Clegg, who's a finalist in the Best Design Awards for the seating, gives a demonstration in the video below.
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