African mantis, the undaunted king in the world of invertebrates is the inspiration behind this oddball piece of furniture. The seat is the creation of Wildetecture, a South Africa- based fauvistic design studio by Dean Hoffman, Warren Hoffman and Quinton Damstra. The trio confess that in the case of the mantis chair they sacrificed comfort for form and with its formidable design, this one is indeed for those brave at heart. Log on to www. wildetecture. com for details.