Celebrating the Cross 1 by Humans Since 1982

Celebrating the Cross 1 is a lounger that incorporates a crucifix, created by Swedish design studio Humans since 1982.

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It has a cross-shaped frame, supported by a mesh structure partly woven with string.

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"We aim to show that the cross has not only a semiotic meaning but also a practical function," say the designers. "It was designed to fulfill a practical (sad) purpose."

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"We aim to celebrate a new practical function of the cross," they add.

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Humans since 1982 consists of Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff, two design students at HDK Gothenburg.

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The lounger will be exhibited for two months at Röhsska Design Museum in Gothenburg, Sweden, this summer.

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Photographs by Christoffer T. Duff.

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