If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a transparent closet, it may soon become a reality.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have recently discovered a way to remove the colors and chemicals from wood, effectively making it transparent. It looks no different from a regular piece of plastic, but is actually stronger than real wood.
Unfortunately, as of this article, the revolutionary new material many have dubbed “transparent wood” can only be produced in small blocks of roughly 4 x 4 cm. But once it becomes commercially available, transparent wood holds the potential to revolutionize interior design.
Essentially, it’s a two-step process:
Those who’ve wanted to incorporate transparency in their wall units and closets have had to settle for glass, plastic, and Lucite, which are hardly durable, or luxuries materials. However, with this new transparent wood, clients could potentially enjoy the best of both worlds – the sturdiness of an all-natural material like wood paired with the clean, polished look of glass.
Imagine a closet that’s completely made of this material; our clothes would appear as if they were floating!
Of course, hiding gifts in a closet comprised of transparent wood could definitely present some challenges. But still, think of the design possibilities…
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