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.
Also, be sure to check out the video of Alvarez's Thread Wrapping Machine in action!
Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell on Design at the LA Convention Center, which will continue through Sunday, June 26th. Though we’ve been hosting this extensive event for years, this time around is particularly special.