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Weird Furniture: The Box

At first glance, this photo of Pieter Jamart's The Box ($552) looks like a stock photo of any ole moving day. But why would someone drop nearly 600 smackers on this box if it were cardboard? You wouldn't. To find out why,


The design is actually a soft, foam cube meant for seating (or as a footstool), which can be coated with polyurethane to make it durable and water resistant for outdoor use. It can also be ordered in your favorite Pantone color if you're in the mood for branding — I'm partial to PMS 178. And while it's not actually a moving box, it certainly can be stacked like one. But, I supposed the bold "FRAGILE" label isn't necessary.

JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
It seems really ghetto to be sitting on a cardboard box at the supper table. A $600 item made to look like a cardboard box is a no-no.
elephantheart elephantheart 9 years
Don't get it, sorry...
calliope calliope 9 years
This would be cute in two scenarios: A college dorm room If it costs $10 Otherwise it's totally ridiculous and ugly.
EllaDee EllaDee 9 years
Well, that's a bit stupid. Haha
Phorrest99 Phorrest99 9 years
err, I have to say that's really kinda wierd looking. Why get something that looks like a box when there's so much fun furniture out there!?
TidalWave TidalWave 9 years
That's a cute idea, but why is it $600 if it is just foam?
Kimpossible Kimpossible 9 years
Might be cute in a trendy shop or something. I like the concept but I wouldn't buy it.
HipMom HipMom 9 years
I don't like it.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Wow, this is insane. I would never...
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