Cactus Seating by Maurizio Galante for Cerruti Baleri

At first glance this looks like a prickly patch of cactus, but a closer look reveals it to be designer Maurizio Galante's cactus-printed collection for the Italian furniture line Cerruti Baleri.

The Canapé Cactus sofa and matching Tattoo ottoman feature a graphical print of the spiny succulent on bi-elastic fabric. The seating set is made of high-density structural polyurethane foam over an internal steel frame.

While you might think twice about taking a seat at first, I think it actually looks pretty cushy!

Via Design Milk

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(Images: Cerruti Baleri)

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