in Milan, Dutch designer/artist Maarten Baas
debuted an unusual furniture
collection made of
. Not only is it made of clay, but it is hand-sculpted by the designer himself. While the furniture is much
more appealing than I would have expected clay furniture to look, there is still the question over whether such a
design could appeal to a wide audience, beyond the walls of the exhibition room. Is it comfortable or must it be
resigned to the same status as a sculpture and preserved as art for the sake of art?