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Many sofas, especially the leather variety,
are covered with dimples. I want my sofa
range to have a segment of a lunar map
embossed into the leather instead.
Naturally you can chose which
part of the moon that you want, so
each sofa is unique. Self adhesive
versions of the Apollo landers
can be peeled off and stuck down for
curious visitors to inspect. Packets of
rubber Selenites are also available for
slipping down the sides and back of the
My own choice would be green leather,
although Google have been helpful
enough to provide this link in an
Best viewed at highest magnification to reveal hidden detail. Ignore colour and think green. Now imagine this stretched over a sofa. [xenzag, Feb 09 2007, last modified Feb 10 2007]
For Boston [Pac-man, Feb 11 2007]
||Couldn't you just use elephant hide and
save the embossing?
||Does it have to be earth's moon?
||[MB] I would never use any elephant
||[GC] Yes - the earth's moon is THE MOON
and an object of affection. Strange folk
with strange tastes might elect for another
moon, but it must have craters and not be
strewn with puny meteorites, or have any
irregulary shaped lakes filled with dubious,
||[xenzag] I think rhino might be similar, but
I'm not sure. Presumably, you could
choose an area of moon surface to match
whichever animal you were comfortable
with (or on), rather than vice versa.
||Could also start a line of bean bag chairs, based on Jupiter's lava moon, Io.
||How about re-engineering various solar
bodies to resemble existing furniture?
Easier to alter one moon than several
||Can I get one with pillows shaped like the mooninites, Enignot and Err?