Crochet Playground

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Japanese fiber artist Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam has transformed the delicate arts of knitting and crochet into an industrial practice to create massive playgrounds for children. Horiuchi-MacAdam’s inspiration for usable art is the “undisguised delight of children exploring a new play space.” The colorful playground, which contains nets, swings, cushions and pockets, is currently at Japan’s Hakone Open Air Museum.