Berlin and Los Angeles-based design firm Affect Studio has just finished ‘izakaya japanese kitchen’, a restaurant located in the center of Berlin. Hovering over the main seating area is an installation of hand dyed chopsticks, all 13,454 of which have been drilled, threaded and attached to a suspended ceiling. overall. The canopy is a union between the traditional symbolism of the material and the modern technology used to design the feature. Overall, the chopstick forest measures 56 sq. meters (602 sq. feet), uses 20 kilometers (12 miles) of nylon and took a crew of 14 people three weeks to complete.
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