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The shape of these benches references sausages — not to mention Uglycute’s formative love for lowbrow solutions. “They’re styrofoam with an elastic fabric on top,” Nobel says. “All designers talk about the complication of upholstering furniture, and this is the cheapest way of doing it. We made some films and needed benches for them when they toured to exhibitions, and we could have these recreated anywhere in the world. We didn’t even send drawings, just told them the measurements and sent the fabric. It’s a very pragmatic way of making a bench.”