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Cable ties: And then there’s the Ultra-Conductive table by one of Sight Unseen’s favorite design talents, Brooklyn’s Paul Loebach, which uses extremely long cable ties to lash copper tubes together into a geometrically stable base. He designed the table for my “McMasterpieces” exhibition during ICFF two years ago, and then I commissioned a coffee table for my living room. I admit that I’m secretly worried one of the ties will snap someday, but a year in, and they’re doing just fine. Amazing.