- Jan 31, 2010   Updated: Mar 23 2011
Animalsâ€"aside from dogs and catsâ€"don't make many appearances in our lives (unless you count the dinner plate). That may be why the designers of these animal-shaped furniture designs felt compelled to bring animals back into our daily lives. Cow-shaped shelves and a donkey desk are just the beginning of this slideshow of animal-shaped furniture.

Implications - Society is becoming more and more conscious about the world around us, including the other species that inhabit the world. These animal-shaped furniture designs look to the other living creatures on earth as inspiration. These would be perfect for any animal-lovers out there. You would be able create a zoo-like home filled with magnificent furniture shaped like wild critters.

From Cow Shelves to Donkey Desks: