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59 Depraved Decapitated Finds

From Astounding Ads to Dastardly Design

— June 6, 2012 — Art & Design
Even an Elizabethan-era executioner might think these depraved decapitated finds to be a touch excessive, but then again, that's the point.

As far as advertising goes, agencies are constantly under pressure to stand out from the competition. Sometimes one can do that through pleasant, reassuring ways. Other times one can make an ad so gory and jarring that it will leave viewers' heads spinning.

In terms of art, there has long been an audience for the macabre. Some medieval tapestries make modern horror movies seem like sanitized fairy tales by comparison.

Though gruesome industrial and interior design may not be everyone's thing, novel doodads can be a great conversation starter at a party -- or conversation stopper, which is just as convenient sometimes.

Whatever one's tastes, it would be difficult to deny the creativity behind these depraved decapitated innovations.
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Haunting Headless Portraiture
Haunting Headless Portraiture
Amin Rehman 'Windows' is an Eerie Take on Mannequins
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57
Gargantuan Decapitated Drawings
Gargantuan Decapitated Drawings
Maximo Tuja Creates Maniacally Monstrous People Collages
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56
Decapitated Office Supplies
Decapitated Office Supplies
The Pinhead Push Pins Set is Hilarious and Slightly Morbid
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55
Undead Appendage Corks
Undead Appendage Corks
Plug the Bottle with the Ghoulish Zombie Wine Bottle Stopper
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54
Decapitated Metal Heads
Decapitated Metal Heads
Michele Deiters & Bibi van der Velden Has One Glisetening Display
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53
Decapitated Table Lamps
Decapitated Table Lamps
These Lamp Designs by Matt Pugh are Worth Losing a Head Over
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52
Headless Zip-Ups
Headless Zip-Ups
The Beheading of Antoinette Hoodie is a Hilarious Tribute to Royalty
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51
Headless Fashion Shorts
Headless Fashion Shorts
This A. Sauvage Film Promotes and Dissects Men's Fashions
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50
Headless Self-Portraits
Headless Self-Portraits
Jimena Zeitune's 'Reflejo' Takes a Peek in the Mirror
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49
Headless Virals
Headless Virals
A Funny Faux Documentary About an Odd Ailment
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48
Gingerbread Zombies
Gingerbread Zombies
An Edible Version of the Video Game Left 4 Dead 2
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47
Headless Street Trotters
Headless Street Trotters
Pprofessors 'Red People' project Adds Comedic Color to Moscow
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46
Rotting Undead Slip-Ons
Rotting Undead Slip-Ons
Step Foot in the Horrifying Plush Zombie Slippers
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45
Headless Money Holders
Headless Money Holders
The Theosaurus Piggy Bank is Unsuspecting
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44
Decapitated Cartoon Apps
Decapitated Cartoon Apps
The Futurama Head-In-A-Jar App Lets You Create a Museum of Jarred Heads
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43
Terrifying Grayscale Child Portraits
Terrifying Grayscale Child Portraits
Wei Yan Shows Little Kids with Serious Issues
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42
Decapitated Plushie Memorials
Decapitated Plushie Memorials
Stuft Acquaintances
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41
Headless Dog Speakers
Headless Dog Speakers
Sound Woofer
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40
Disturbingly Decapitated Illustrations
Disturbingly Decapitated Illustrations
The There Will Be No Survivors Rich Tu Series is Dark
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39
Decapitated Fast Food Mascots
Decapitated Fast Food Mascots
Giuseppe Veneziano Re-Imagines Greek Mythology with a Twist
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38
Decapitated Museum Entrances
Decapitated Museum Entrances
Sophie Cave's 'Floating Heads' is an Ironic Head-Turner
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37
Decapitated Undead Vessels
Decapitated Undead Vessels
The Zombie Glass Decanter Adds a Bit of Gore to Wine Tasting
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36
Headless Portraits
Headless Portraits
'Vidi, Vici, Veni' by Lauren Fletcher Features Surreal Situations
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35
Decapitated Heads as Drums
Decapitated Heads as Drums
Head to the Unusual 'Neurosonics Audiomedical Laboratory'
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34
Grotesque Animalistic Portraits
Grotesque Animalistic Portraits
Beau White Shocks and Frightens With Disturbing Illustrations
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33
Decapitated Clothing Ads
Decapitated Clothing Ads
The Parx Campaign Will Make You Lose Your Head
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32
Casual Headless Photography
Casual Headless Photography
Lace Head in Shoes-Up Magazine Speaks to Our Obsession With Sneakers
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31
Decapitated Cleansers
Decapitated Cleansers
The Baby Doll Head Soap Will Induce Nightmares
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30
London Advertisements Targeted By Serial Ad Decapitator
London Advertisements Targeted By Serial Ad Decapitator
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29
Beheaded Crafts
Beheaded Crafts
Are Craft Artists Getting More Morbid or Just More Visible?
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28
Headless Fashion Campaigns
Headless Fashion Campaigns
Je Suis Belle's Foreboding A/W ‘09 Collection
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27
Macabre Bowling Balls
Macabre Bowling Balls
Oliver Paass' Oddball Tenpin Tools Will Make You Lose Your Head
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26
Floating Handtography
Floating Handtography
Simon Duhamel Captures Weightless Exhibits
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25
Sexist Sound Systems
Sexist Sound Systems
Misogynistic Mannequin Stereo Objectifies the Female Form
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24
The "It's Only Fun When Someone Loses an Eye" Pencil Sharpener (Halloween Special)
The "It's Only Fun When Someone Loses an Eye" Pencil Sharpener (Halloween Special)
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23
Decapitated Pet Jewelry
Decapitated Pet Jewelry
Eleanor Bolton Releases a Series of Peculiar Split Gem Pieces
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22
Decapitated Pleasure Devices
Decapitated Pleasure Devices
The Shanghai Sex Expo Debuts a Toy That is Inside a Bodiless Head
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21
Beheaded Victorian Brooches
Beheaded Victorian Brooches
The Krista R. 'Barococo' Jewelry is Delightfully Doll-Like
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20
Gory Pinatas
Gory Pinatas
Abel Saucedo's Macabre Sculptures Comment On Mexico Drug War
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19
Ghastly Porcelain Dolls
Ghastly Porcelain Dolls
Maria Rubinke Ups the Scare Factor in Little Children
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18
Decapitated Molting Sculptures
Decapitated Molting Sculptures
The Rachel Niffenegger 'Heads on Poles' Series is Dark
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17
Beheaded Victorian Illusions
Beheaded Victorian Illusions
Merve Morkoc Memorial Portraits Feature Morbid Illustrations
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16
Fancy Headless Figurines
Fancy Headless Figurines
Yinka Shonibare's Faceless Art
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15
Zombified Vintage Photography
Zombified Vintage Photography
The Jonah Samson Portraits Are a Macabre Twist on Retro Imagery
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14
Forest Frolicking Editorials
Forest Frolicking Editorials
La Repubblica Velvet Glamorizes Sexy, Blood-Thirsty Maenads
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13
Disturbingly Dark Drawings
Disturbingly Dark Drawings
The Liza Corbett 'Chapterhouse' Series is Beautifully Somber
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12
Haunting Headless Photography
Haunting Headless Photography
The Chronicles of Never FW 2011 Lookbook is Fashionably Dark
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11
Headless Dolls
Headless Dolls
Historical Dolls Show How They Died
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10
Faux Decapitation Photography
Faux Decapitation Photography
Horsemaning has People Going Crazy for Being Headless
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9
Decapitated Barbie Shoots
Decapitated Barbie Shoots
Anna Wand's 'The Joys of Fairy Killing' is More Than Macabre
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8
Dangerously Disheveled Sculptures
Dangerously Disheveled Sculptures
London-Based Artist Chris Jones Debuts Haunting Recycled Series
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7
Beheading Creativity
Beheading Creativity
Gruesome Shockvertising Over Advertising Budget Cuts
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6
Decapitated Pig Portraits
Decapitated Pig Portraits
'The Dark Side of Light' by Danielle Tunstall is Brutally Bizzare
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5
Gruesome Office Supplies
Gruesome Office Supplies
The 13th Street Stationery of Horror Makes Mondays a Little More Macabre
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4
Pushing Limits of Emotional Advertising
Pushing Limits of Emotional Advertising
When Are Ads Too Shocking?
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3
Haunting Headless Photography
Haunting Headless Photography
The Francesco Brunotti 'Where's Your Head At?' Series is Eerie
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2
Ceramic Headless Brides
Ceramic Headless Brides
Twisted Porcelain Dolls by Jessica Harrison Are a Dark Take on Toys
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1
Contorted Bodies as Art
Contorted Bodies as Art
Figure Studies Photography by Bill Durgin
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