Colorful Flexible Foam Molds Into Candy-Like Furniture
Can you imagine what it would feel like to sit on a pile of brightly-colored cotton candy? Designer Jojo Chuang‘s Hard Candy series isn’t nearly as soft (or as sticky) as the tooth-rotting treat, but it is just as whimsical in appearance.
The designer uses a flexible foaming agent mixed with dyes to form the swirling stools and armchair in the Design Candy series. Exploring the unusual technique of forming the material results in furniture that looks as though it is dripping and actively swirling with pigments.
Mixing layers upon layers of differently-colored foam, Chuang’s creations look like something straight out of a surrealist painting. Each one is unique, exhibiting different shapes and suggestions of movement.
With his background in graphic design, Chuang wanted to explore methods for bringing graphic elements into physical form. The Hard Candy collection adds virtual colors and shapes to a physical form while creating objects of pure fun.