Zarathustra is a fat cat that has made his mark on the art world – literally. Instead of creating new masterpieces, Zarathustra’s humans have instead taken famous masterpieces and improved on them by adding in a little fat cat art into the mix.
Wout wanted to find a cat bed that would that would be fun for her two cats and functional in his small space but he couldn’t find anything on the market he liked so he asked a friend to help him create something that was functional, beautiful and definitely fun.
Originally designed and created for the ODD Experiments show the Yarfie series of cat trees for modern homes by Aelfie and Michael Varinsky where created to follow the criteria of “highly crafted pieces that have a much weaker grasp on the functional elements that make their design – design”.
In February of 2016 Singapore hosted their very first cat themed design show. Held in conjunction with Singapore Design Week and called “9 Lives”, the show featured urban furniture by 9 designers created specifically for cats.