April 25, 2013
Using a tool he calls the "Thread Wrapping Machine," Swedish-Chilean designer and recent Royal College of Art graduate Anton Alvarez creates furniture bound together by glue-coated thread—no screws, nails, or joinery needed. "I wanted to create an externalized joint that would enable me to combine a big range of materials and create a decorative pattern formed by the colors of thread," he says.
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  The Thread Wrapping Machine, 2012 by Studio Anton Alvarez.

    The Thread Wrapping Machine, 2012 by Studio Anton Alvarez.

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The Thread Wrapping Machine, 2012 by Studio Anton Alvarez.

Also, be sure to check out the video of Alvarez's Thread Wrapping Machine in action!

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