The Marshmallow Stool comprises a single metal pipe base and a foam seat. The eye instantly goes to the way the foam seat looks to be melting over the metal base, giving it the appearance of being incredibly soft. However, the most aesthetic element of the stool (the seat) is probably the most un-designed.
Israeli designer Hilla Shamia uniquely joins the materials of aluminum and wood in this Wood Casting series. Using a whole tree trunk, Shamia pours molten aluminum directly onto the wood, which burns the surface and darkens the wood.