Edgar Allan Poe was many things, although inspiration for a pillow wasn’t one that came to mind. Etsy designer regansbrain has other ideas with this surprisingly cute but decidedly disturbing home accent.

For diehard fans of Edgar Allan Poe—or perhaps members of Poe fan clubs—this pillow would be sure to start conversations with your guests. As for everyone else, having sad felt Poe eyes staring across the room at you is not advisable.

Implications - In a day and age where stylistic originality is much vaunted, a company can benefit by creating conventional products featuring a novel design. By offering consumers the opportunity to own a standard product in decidedly non-standard fashions, the company establishes itself as avant-garde and cutting-edge.