It may have been created as part of an installation, but artist Werner Aisslinger is onto something here with his Chair Farm kit that lets you simply grow your own furniture.
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The prototype uses a set of steel perforated frames which serve as guides, letting a gardener shape and weave a growing vine into a usable chair. Successfully creating an entire living room set probably requires at least a half-green thumb. And the process also calls for quite a bit of patience since it will take a long time to produce each piece, although, it's probably still faster than waiting in line at Ikea on the weekends.
[Studio Aisslinger via designboom]