Tag Archive | Unique Furniture

Balloon Supported Coffee Table

UP Inspired Cocktail Table By Christopher Duffy
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Inspired by the movie Up, British designer Christopher Duffy created this unique, hand crafted coffee table, where the clear glass top appears to be floating atop lighter than air balloons, from toughened Glass, metal resin composite and toughened steel rods. Limited to an edition of only twenty, this playful piece that would be a conversation starter in any area of your home can be yours for about $9,300.

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Tongue Armchair

Tongue Arm Chair
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The Paszcza armchair, designed by Poland-based design studio WAMHOUSE embraces a unique, modern and creative design owing to its red cushioned seat, designed to resemble a tongue. Gene Simmons would approve!

Sensory Deprivation Skull Chair by Atelier van Lieshout

I’m pretty sure I saw this cozy Skull Chair on Modern Urban Living a few years back, but a friend on FaceBook just reminded me that it needed to come back out of hiding. Speaking of hiding, you could totally hide in this thing, as long as claustrophobia wasn’t a problem.

Thanks to Dragon Lady For the Tip!

Pink Thing of The Day: Pig Chair Sculpture


Pig Chair By Pavia Burroughs

While this unique soft sculpture initially appears to be a sofa (due to its overall size and shape), a closer look reveals that this extremely cleverly designed Pig Chair isn’t really a couch, but more of a Love Seat (for two very skinny people) at best.  At any rate, it looks soft and comfy and is certainly a fantastic conversation piece. According to designer Pavia Burroughs (who created “Hillhock,” she she calls it, as part of her senior design thesis) the chair is, “completely hand stitched, upholstered in dusty pink velvet and pink satin, sports two hand carved walnut hooves and two glass taxidermy eyes. His entire body has been padded with 2″ upholstery foam. Being mostly carved from insulation foam, he is surprising light weight and durable. He could easily be picked up by one average adult (except for his awkward shape). His underside is covered in bottom cloth, making him easily pushed around a room.”

The chair sold on Etsy for $950 (pick up only on site in Philadelphia)!

Coffin Couch

Coffin sofa

Sells for $3,500.00 plus shipping, from Von Erickson.