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A new manufacturing process to create furniture made by the Royal College of Art graduates Attua Aparicio and Oscar Wanless (Silo Studio) involving steamed polystyrene beads in the mold of cloth. They use a process, called NSEPS ( Not So Expanded Polystyrene ), to create a variety of furniture with rounded legs. Steaming causes the beads to melt, expand and fuse together, they mold distortion to create a stretched muscle. The designers created a geometric pattern on a table with colored beads that fuse different and slicing the resulting material to reveal its layers. Attua Aparicio and work together under the name Shiloh Oscar Wanless.