Innocently nestled among the pine trees,
this chunky wooden sofa is not what it seems to be.
Pine is considered a soft wood.
The Swedish design group Front designed these wooden sofas for the Italian company Moroso. Of course, since they’re deceptive, they’re not exactly what you think they are, which you might only discover when you sit down. They’re made not out of hard wood, but out of soft fabric. I like that the supposed pine sofa is shown among pine trees to further the illusion.
The secret is revealed in a closeup of the seam.
You can also get the illusion in a bench or a chair.
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