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Top 100 Furniture Trends in 2015

From Slashed Sofa Sets to Digital Cooking Tables

— January 30, 2016 — Art & Design
As demonstrated by the 2015 furniture trends, household goods are representative of its owner's personality, taste and values.

Observing some of the most popular furniture styles over the past year, what seems important to most consumers is fostering a sense of play and a strong connection to nature. An example that perfectly captures both of these sentiments is a set of university chairs and tables designed by Menéndez and Gamonal Arquitectos for Oviedo University. These themes can also seen in items like Steelcase's Intelligent Office, as well as the sculptural Millennial Collection, which fuses fine metalwork with natural tree trunks.

From films like Interstellar and The Martian to NASA announcing findings of water on Mars and the release of the newest Star Wars instalment, 2015 has been a year that brought about new curiosities for outer space. This fascination is being translated into cosmic decor, as seen in pieces like Alvin Huang's 3D-printed Durotaxis rocking chair, Brooksbank & Collins' Jupiter-inspired coffee table and the Infinitum table by Louise-Anne van 't Riet.

Furniture has become a means with which designers and homeowners are expressing a range of concerns and fascinations with the state of the current world. For deeper insights into furniture of the future, design, homes and modern living, consult Trend Hunter's 2016 Trend Report.
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Tree Bark Seating
Tree Bark Seating
Birchbark Chair Demonstrates the Stitching of Old Craft and Contemporary Design
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99
Intricate Maze Furnishings
Intricate Maze Furnishings
This Wooden Maze Table Boasts Magnetic and Moving Figures
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98
Sweet Finned Stools
Sweet Finned Stools
The Toco Stool Stands on a Sturdy Structure of Overlapping Rounded Legs
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97
Delightfully Simple Seating
Delightfully Simple Seating
This Standard Stool Design is Contemporary and Consistent to Produce
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96
Sloped Open Sideboards
Sloped Open Sideboards
The Ostberg Bench Features Tilted Surfaces and Elongated Storage Cubbies
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95
Hypnotizing Furniture
Hypnotizing Furniture
Th Riley Chair by Rosie Li Looks Like a Three Dimensional Graphic Pattern
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94
Masculine Designer Furniture
Masculine Designer Furniture
The Alexander Wang Furniture Collection is Sleek and Edgy
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93
Modern Multifunctional Chairs
Modern Multifunctional Chairs
The Woodieful Stool Also Doubles as a Side Table and Magazine Rack
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92
Video Game-Themed Apartments
Video Game-Themed Apartments
Super Mario-Inspired Decor Explodes onto Every Inch of This Apartment
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91
Sculptural Spiral Sinks
Sculptural Spiral Sinks
This Swirling Washbasin Assumes the Organic Shape of a Conch Shell
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90
Planetary Coffee Tables
Planetary Coffee Tables
This Outer Space Table Features Mesmerizing Rings of Jupiter
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89
3D-Printed Artistic Bookshelves
3D-Printed Artistic Bookshelves
The Link Bookshelf Fuses Two Functional and Distinct Styles
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88
Compact Towable Workstations
Compact Towable Workstations
Rolling Desk Can Be Pulled Like Luggage or Linked as a Bike Trailer
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87
Layered Lumber Desks
Layered Lumber Desks
The Sheet Table is an Elegant Workstation with Beautifully Stacked Surfaces
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86
Water Well-Inspired Lighting
Water Well-Inspired Lighting
The Well Lamp by Mejd Studio Winds Up Whimsically
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85
Adaptable Work Desks
Adaptable Work Desks
The Hub Desk is a Flexible Workspace for an Open Office Design
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84
Prismatic Dining Tables
Prismatic Dining Tables
This Cantilevered Table Offers Creative Spatial Solutions
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83
Abstract Window Seats
Abstract Window Seats
Bernardo Rodrigues Designs a Striking Reading Nook in a Family Home
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82
Simple Fitness Seats
Simple Fitness Seats
The Balance Stool by Darryl Agawin Provides an Unstable Surface For the Core
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81
Recycled Milk Jug Seating
Recycled Milk Jug Seating
The 'Racer Rocker Chair' is a Small Upcycled Lightweight Storage Chair
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80
Eccentric Contemporary Furniture
Eccentric Contemporary Furniture
Dune's Latest Collection Features a Deep Dish Cement Table
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79
Gradient Perforated Shelving
Gradient Perforated Shelving
In the Fog by Dmitry Kozinenko is an Aesthetically Unique Collection
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78
Interaction-Increasing Tables
Interaction-Increasing Tables
Architects Design University Furniture Inspired by an Artist Palette
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77
Minimalist Floor Lamps
Minimalist Floor Lamps
The SO1 by FILD Boasts a Wooden Touch-Sensitive Base
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76
Mix-n-Match Marble Furnishings
Mix-n-Match Marble Furnishings
Cut_Paste Series Comprises Rigidly Assembled Construction Materials
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75
Coiled Clothes Racks
Coiled Clothes Racks
This Spring Hanger Integrates a Spiralling Bar for Gathering More Garments
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74
Artisanal Bench Storage
Artisanal Bench Storage
The Murphy Bench from JM & Sons Features a Hidden Compartment
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73
Sustainable Seaweed Furniture
Sustainable Seaweed Furniture
Jonas Edvard and Nikolaj Steenfatt Create Raw Chairs and Lamps
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72
Clever 3D-Printed Modules
Clever 3D-Printed Modules
TAKT Project is in the Business of Hacking the Home
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71
Curvaceous Contemporary Couches
Curvaceous Contemporary Couches
These Voluptuous Sofas Will Lovingly Hug Every Part of Your Body
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70
Slashed Sofa Sets
Slashed Sofa Sets
Charlotte Kingsworth Creates an Aggressively Comfortable Couch
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69
Crosshatched Console Tables
Crosshatched Console Tables
This Scarred Wooden Furniture Expresses Sharp and Unexpected Detail
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68
DIY Paint-Dipped Chairs
DIY Paint-Dipped Chairs
A Pair and a Spare's Paint-Dipped Chairs DIY Project Upcycles Old Seating
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67
Hanging Room Dividers
Hanging Room Dividers
BAK Architects Creates a Double Duty Piece of Concrete Furniture
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66
Moon-Shaped Chaise Chairs
Moon-Shaped Chaise Chairs
This Chaise Lounge is a Comfortable Multi-Functioning Piece of Furniture
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65
Compact Accessible Kitchens
Compact Accessible Kitchens
ChopChop Culinary Setup is Ergonomically Designed for Wheelchair Users
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64
De-Stressing Office Pods
De-Stressing Office Pods
The Orrb Provides a Womb-Like Cocoon to Escape the Worker Grind
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63
Flatpacked Storage Systems
Flatpacked Storage Systems
This Wooden Shelf is Made Up of a Dozen Frames for Customized Stashing
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62
Futuristic Rocking Chairs
Futuristic Rocking Chairs
Durotaxis by Alvin Huang is Made Using 3D-Printing Technology
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61
Space-Saving Folding Shelves
Space-Saving Folding Shelves
Lake and Wells Designs a Storage Unit with Small Spaces in Mind
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60
Elegant Airplane Desks
Elegant Airplane Desks
This Amazing Workstation is Made from the Wing of a 737-800 Boeing Aircraft
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59
Dr Seuss Seating
Dr Seuss Seating
This Rainbow Abstract Chair is Sweet Enough to Furnish a Candy Store
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58
Fitness-Inspired Furniture
Fitness-Inspired Furniture
The Body Building Collection is Made Up of Pieces Inspired by the Gym
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57
Productivity-Boosting Offices
Productivity-Boosting Offices
This Office Helps Employees Become More Efficient Workers
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56
Tipsy Task Chairs
Tipsy Task Chairs
This Spring-Framed Chair Offsets the Drunken Sway of the Sitter
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55
Undulating Modular Furniture
Undulating Modular Furniture
The Wave Cabinet by Sebastian Errazuriz is Sculptural and Surreal
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54
Adaptable Clothes Racks
Adaptable Clothes Racks
The Leaning Loop Storage System Keeps A Range of Items Neatly Arranged
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53
Modern Sculptural Lamps
Modern Sculptural Lamps
The Focal Point Light by Designlump is Practical and Chic
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52
Conscientious Wooden Furniture
Conscientious Wooden Furniture
'Ventura' Expressly Creates Environmentally Aware Furniture
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51
Vibrant Pop Art Furniture
Vibrant Pop Art Furniture
This Printed Coffee Table Boasts Visually Bold Design Details
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50
Rollable Lightweight Seating
Rollable Lightweight Seating
The Leano Portable Chair Can Be Wrapped Up and Taken Anywhere
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49
Deceptive Bar Stools
Deceptive Bar Stools
The Legless Bar Stool Features a Hidden Fourth Foot
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48
Digital Cooking Tables
Digital Cooking Tables
The New Concept Table from IKEA Will Suggest Recipes Based on Leftovers
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47
Modern Office Furniture
Modern Office Furniture
Turnstone Expands Campfire Collection to Include Two Tables and a Footrest
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46
Space-Saving Sleeping Nooks
Space-Saving Sleeping Nooks
The MAt Bedroom Efficiently Arranges All Furniture Along One Wall
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45
Rounded Wireframe Furniture
Rounded Wireframe Furniture
The Wave Collection Features Some Surprisingly Soft Shapes
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44
Animated Compact Kitchen
Animated Compact Kitchen
The LOLO Capsular Microkitchen Serves Up Personality and Practicality
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43
Chic Modern Cribs
Chic Modern Cribs
Nursery Works Reimagines Boxy Baby Furniture
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42
Portable Seats
Portable Seats
This Portable Seat at SXSW Lets You Take Some Weight Off Your Feet
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41
Versatile Customizable Furniture
Versatile Customizable Furniture
SNAP Lets You Design Your Own Furniture Without a Single Tool
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40
Private Office Solutions
Private Office Solutions
Brody by Steelcase Creates Comfy Pods for Solitude and Productivity
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39
Eccentric Storage Solutions
Eccentric Storage Solutions
This Abstract Cabinetry is Highly Graphic and Gravity-Defying
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38
Biodegradable Furniture Designs
Biodegradable Furniture Designs
This Alki Eco Chair is Made out of a 100% Bioplastic Material
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37
Mood-Curbing Office Furniture
Mood-Curbing Office Furniture
The Sabine Collection by Glimakra of Sweden Absorbs Sound
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36
AI Office Furniture
AI Office Furniture
This Robotbase Standing Smart Desk has a Built In Voice-Controlled Assistant
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35
Multifunctional Convertible Sofas
Multifunctional Convertible Sofas
This Denim-Covered Convertible Sofa is Great for Small Spaces
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34
Sculptural Cubic Furniture
Sculptural Cubic Furniture
This Chair Blends Functionality and Design Seemlessly
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33
Cardboard Kids' Desks
Cardboard Kids' Desks
Flatpacked Furnishings Teach Youngsters the Process and Logic of Assembly
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32
Geometric Multi-Tasking Tables
Geometric Multi-Tasking Tables
This 3-in-1 Small Pet Bed is Held Together Using One Elastic Band
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31
Geometric Suspended Seats
Geometric Suspended Seats
The Kodama Zome by Richie Duncan is Like a Spacious, Artistic Hammock
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30
Flexible Connecting Furniture
Flexible Connecting Furniture
TECADI's MoMo Modular Multi-Use Furniture Adapts to Any Space
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29
Upcycled Light Shelving
Upcycled Light Shelving
The Watson Shelf From JM & Sons Boasts a Reclaimed Wood Design
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28
Contemporary Composite Consoles
Contemporary Composite Consoles
Millennial Tables Pair Lumber Debris with Elaborate Metal Frames
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27
Strung Storage Systems
Strung Storage Systems
The Nó Custom Cord Shelf Can Be Threaded and Bound for Your Specific Needs
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26
Minimalist Industrial Shelving
Minimalist Industrial Shelving
The Russo Shelf from Jm & Sons Boasts an Aged and Rustic Look
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25
LED Standing Desks
LED Standing Desks
The Height of TableAir is Controlled By Way of Motion Sensors
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24
Stackable Storage Stools
Stackable Storage Stools
Colorful Seating Objects Improve Classroom Comfort and Organization
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23
Deluxe Dorm-Style Hotels
Deluxe Dorm-Style Hotels
Mezzanine Hotel Rooms Demonstrate Creative Shifts in Luxury Accommodation
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22
Draped Timber Tables
Draped Timber Tables
This Folding Table Top Can Be Propped Up for Extension to Left to Dangle
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21
Fantastic Masquerading Furnishings
Fantastic Masquerading Furnishings
A Series of Hybrid Sculptural Seating Assumes Everyday Objects
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20
Ceiling-Suspended Beds
Ceiling-Suspended Beds
This Hanging Bed is a Great Way to Save Space in a Small Home
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19
Beautiful Bike Furniture
Beautiful Bike Furniture
Designer Manuel Rossel Creates Stylish Storage for Bicycles in the Home
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18
Chic Pegboard Shelving
Chic Pegboard Shelving
Peg-It-All by Kreisdesign is a Modern Version for Stylish Homes
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17
Encroaching Cubby Interiors
Encroaching Cubby Interiors
Suspended Built-in Shelves Free Up Space for a Fascinating Floor Plan
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16
DIY Cement Block Benches
DIY Cement Block Benches
This DIY Bench is an Easy Way to Add Extra Outdoor Seating to a Backyard
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15
Box-Delivered Beds
Box-Delivered Beds
This Mattress in a Box Expands to Full-Size with Its Innovative Memory Foam
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14
Concrete-Contoured Cubbies
Concrete-Contoured Cubbies
Wood and Concrete Side Table Embraces Contemporary Material Combination
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13
Chic Modular Chairs
Chic Modular Chairs
Exocet by Stephane Leathead Can Take on Different Positions and Personalities
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12
Compact Furniture Collections
Compact Furniture Collections
The Travelbox Set Moves Where You Move, Complete with a Bed and More
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11
Undulating Modular Couches
Undulating Modular Couches
This Wavy Sofa is Assembled from a Hilly Surface of Multi-Height Blocks
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10
Fantastic Fan-Like Bookcases
Fantastic Fan-Like Bookcases
Web Shelf Comprises Interlocking Ledges Arranged at Different Angles
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9
Playground Sofa Sets
Playground Sofa Sets
Marvin Reber's Fun Furniture Design Can Be Dismantled for Play
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8
Tree Root Chandeliers
Tree Root Chandeliers
This Illuminated Ceiling Lamp is Inspired by Natural Tree Roots
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7
Sophisticated Newborn Beds
Sophisticated Newborn Beds
The Rockwell Bassinet is a Stylish and Modern Crib for Newborn Babies
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6
Conceptual Wood Furniture
Conceptual Wood Furniture
Arca Studio Creates Unusual Designs for Modern Homes
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5
Flat-Packed Tabletop Workstations
Flat-Packed Tabletop Workstations
Adjustable Standing Desks Make it Simple to Set Up Shop Anywhere
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4
Super-Slim Folding Desks
Super-Slim Folding Desks
This Compact Workstation is Designed for Small Spaces
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3
Illusory Infinity Tables
Illusory Infinity Tables
Louise-Anne Van 'T Riet's Table Design Appears Bottomless
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2
Minimalist Juxtaposed Cafes
Minimalist Juxtaposed Cafes
This Coffee Shop Combines Timber & Concrete for a Raw Interior Design
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1
Embracing Cartoon Beds
Embracing Cartoon Beds
This Minion Mattress Cover Lets Gru's Loyal Underlings Give You Hugs
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