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100 Intentionally Distorted Furniture Pieces

From Crumpled Kitchen Tables to Bent Beach Chairs

— October 11, 2013 — Art & Design
While older furnishings often feature worn-out appearances and even broken pieces, these intentionally distorted furniture pieces are showcasing that bizarrely bent and abstract designs can breath new life into any interior space.

Even though some people might associate bent edges and curved outlines to be a result of poorly made products, these intentionally distorted furniture pieces are showcasing that objects don't need to be in a cookie-cutter shape in order to look sleek or contemporary. By incorporating artistic design inspirations such as curved outlines, bent frames and zig-zag patterns, these distorted furniture pieces are bringing a lot of depth and artistic quality to ordinary furnishings.

From bowing slated seating to contorted dinning tables, these intentionally distorted furniture pieces will surely add a whimsically unique touch to any home.
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Quilted Minimalist Seats
Quilted Minimalist Seats
The Cloth Cantilever Offers a Soft Surface Upon a Stiff Metal Frame
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99
Contorted Picket Fences
Contorted Picket Fences
Brad Ascalon 'The Dream' is a Modern Take on Idealistic Myths
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98
Warped-Legged Seats
Warped-Legged Seats
The Twist-Grille Stool is Inspired by Traditional Taiwanese Windows
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97
Pirouetting Perches
Pirouetting Perches
The Strip Chair Blurs the Boundaries of Form and Space for the Beholder
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96
Rustic Beach Pose Seating
Rustic Beach Pose Seating
The Chairchill by Helmut Palla Resembles a Woman Lying Down
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95
Iconic Illustrated Illuminators
Iconic Illustrated Illuminators
The Mood Light by AAStudio Glows with Playful Imagery and Color
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94
Sculpted Steam-Bent Tables
Sculpted Steam-Bent Tables
Yvette Cox Exhibits Her Ribbonlike Florence Coffee Table
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93
Sleek Malleable Lamps
Sleek Malleable Lamps
The Sol ‘Source of Light' by Jinwoo Han is Slim like Paper
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92
Southpaw Chair Designs
Southpaw Chair Designs
Julien Berthier's Left-Handed Rietveld Chair is Colorfully Wonky
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91
Stone-Balanced Seating
Stone-Balanced Seating
The Bent-Wood Chair Stabilizes Under the Weight of a Large Rock
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90
Fluid Poliform Furnishings
Fluid Poliform Furnishings
The Flex Coffee Table Mimics Topography for an Elegant Aesthetic
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89
Super Simple Seating
Super Simple Seating
The 002 Chair by TON is Made of Only Three Parts
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88
Craggy Dining Room Decor
Craggy Dining Room Decor
The Particules Sideboard Introduces an Unfamiliar Formal Drama
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87
Insect-Like Home Furnishings
Insect-Like Home Furnishings
The Steel and Glass Sinclair Coffee Table Comes in 12 Colors
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86
Wireframe Fireplaces
Wireframe Fireplaces
The Wireplace by Giulio Iacchetti Burns Away the Bulk of Conventional Hearths
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85
Sinking Surface Furniture
Sinking Surface Furniture
Gianluca Sgalippa's Gola Table Boasts a Gradient Colorway
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84
Dumpling-Shaped Benches
Dumpling-Shaped Benches
Pinch by Matthias Pliessnig is Made Out of Steam-Bent Wood
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83
Snap Clip-Like Furniture
Snap Clip-Like Furniture
The Cos Coffee Table Appears to Be Modeled After a Hair Accessory
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82
Orange Sponge Seats
Orange Sponge Seats
The Boop Stool by Jason Phillips Design
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81
Futuristic Warped Furnishings
Futuristic Warped Furnishings
Voidan Table Adapts Pre-Industrial Materials for an Avant-Garde Look
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80
Aluminum Sheet Seating
Aluminum Sheet Seating
The Pop Rivet Bench is Inspired by Antique Swedish Bentwood Boxes
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79
Intentionally Distorted Carved Cabinets
Intentionally Distorted Carved Cabinets
Ferruccio Laviani Carves a Clever Illusion into His Work
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78
Minimalist Paperclip Lights
Minimalist Paperclip Lights
Filip Gordon Frank's Mini Me Design Lamp is Seamlessly Curved
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77
Coil-Supported Seating
Coil-Supported Seating
The Calli-Stroke Bench Eliminates Two Chair Legs in Favor of New Forms
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76
Awkwardly Supported Seats
Awkwardly Supported Seats
The Silla Kandinsky Chair by Tresenvespa Appears Weirdly Warped
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75
Exoskeletal Chairs
Exoskeletal Chairs
Who Wouldn't Want to Sit on This Chair by Joel Richardson?
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74
Crease-Inclined Tables
Crease-Inclined Tables
Kaki Table is Simply Supported by a Pair of Legs and a Small Bent Surface
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73
Industrial Funnel Seating
Industrial Funnel Seating
The Huni Chair Has a Bauhaus Build with a Contemporary Flair
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72
Legless Dining Sets
Legless Dining Sets
The Rauma Collection Features an Illusory Table and Seats with Invisible Bases
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71
Asymmetrical Modular Seating
Asymmetrical Modular Seating
The Studio Twin Chairs Encourage Connections Between Adjacent Sitters
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70
Warped Wooden Seating
Warped Wooden Seating
Spill by Matthias Pliessnig is a Snake-Like Bench
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69
Toothy Interior Furnishings
Toothy Interior Furnishings
The ZIP:PER Collection Opens Up into Ledges with Jagged Edges
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68
Bowing Slatted Seating
Bowing Slatted Seating
The Zip Chair Goes From Flat to Flexed as a Delightfully Versatile Design
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67
Warped Trampoline Seating
Warped Trampoline Seating
The Fly by Zanotta Has a Playful Presence
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66
Ultramodern Rocking Chairs
Ultramodern Rocking Chairs
The 'Diamond Rocker Chair' Blings Out Your Home with Futuristic Design
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65
Wire-Upholstered Perches
Wire-Upholstered Perches
These Cushion Chairs Present the Illusion of Quilted Pillows
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64
Warped Ampersand Seating
Warped Ampersand Seating
Chair & Chair by Tatiana Bortkevica is Inspired by an Alphabet Symbol
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63
Bent Beach Chairs
Bent Beach Chairs
Tord Boontje Creates Oddly-Shaped Outdoor Furniture
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62
Caged Ceiling Chandeliers
Caged Ceiling Chandeliers
Constance Guisset's Mo Lamp is a Sculptural Light
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61
Animalistic Wooden Stools
Animalistic Wooden Stools
Brikolor's Parlan Bank Seating Has a Primal Personality
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60
Wooden Weaponry-Inspired Tables
Wooden Weaponry-Inspired Tables
This Table by Nathan Day Design is Made to Look Like a Crossbow
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59
Superhero Seating
Superhero Seating
The Elegant and Simple Cape Chair by Nea Studio
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58
Warped Wood Furniture
Warped Wood Furniture
These Furniture Designs by Kino Guerin are Tactfully Twisted
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57
Bent Metal Furnishings
Bent Metal Furnishings
Kink by Osko and Deichmann is Anything But Straight-Laced
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56
Warped Tire-Like Seating
Warped Tire-Like Seating
The Klimp City Furniture is Eco-Friendly and Versatile
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55
Sinuous Timber Side Tables
Sinuous Timber Side Tables
Newspaper Table by Niebo.Design Compactly Collects Reading Material
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54
Anorexia-Inspired Furniture
Anorexia-Inspired Furniture
Skinterior Stools Are the Size Zero of Seating
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53
Aluminum Sheet Seating
Aluminum Sheet Seating
The Geert Decock 'Backbone Chair' Uses a Single Piece of Metal
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52
Vibrant Fortune Cookie Seating
Vibrant Fortune Cookie Seating
The Kuki Chair by Zaha Hadid is Airy and Sculptural
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51
Warped Wooden Seatings
Warped Wooden Seatings
This Wooden Stool by Giancarlo Mino is Fluidly Shaped
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50
Oscillating Siamese Seats
Oscillating Siamese Seats
The Double Rocking Chair is a Traditional Rocker with a Twin of a Twist
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49
Upcycled Racket Stools
Upcycled Racket Stools
The Banco Raquete Reuses Discarded Sporting Equipment to Form a Unique Seat
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48
Embracing Backrest Seats
Embracing Backrest Seats
Protection Chair is a Perch for Personal Reflection and Solitary Solace
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47
Stackable Geometric Seating
Stackable Geometric Seating
The Metal Moare Chair Series by Lucie Koldova
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46
Distorted Antique Seating
Distorted Antique Seating
The Hidden Chairs Play with Your Perception of the Archetypal Object
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45
Floating Furniture Art
Floating Furniture Art
Kyung Woo Han Will Twist Your Perspectives in this Surprising Installation
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44
Sinuous Slotted Seating
Sinuous Slotted Seating
The Adhesive-Free AERO Chair Stands Steady by its Own Supple Shapes
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43
Wooden Wingspan Seating
Wooden Wingspan Seating
This Bent Plywood Stool Embodies an Avian Lightness
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42
Swathed Stick Seating
Swathed Stick Seating
Lionel Doyen's Swing is an Eccentrically Structured Suspended Bench
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41
Tectonic Tripod Perches
Tectonic Tripod Perches
Hoc Stools Feature Seats Made from the Merging of Each of Their Legs
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40
Curious Conjoined Furnishings
Curious Conjoined Furnishings
The Siamese Collection Was Inspired By Unusual Embryonic Development
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39
Warped Hanging Lamps
Warped Hanging Lamps
The Samba Pendant Light by Brad Stebbing is Inspired by Dancing Hips
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38
Cloned Contemporary Tables
Cloned Contemporary Tables
The Narcisso Coffee Table is a Poetic Piece About Reflection
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37
Crumpled Luxury Cabinets
Crumpled Luxury Cabinets
The Diamond Sideboard Embodies Contemporary Creativity and Classic Detail
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36
Staircase-Inspired Shelving
Staircase-Inspired Shelving
The Juliette Wall Shelf by Jean-Marc Gady is Playfully Minimalist
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35
Artfully Destroyed Furniture
Artfully Destroyed Furniture
Matylda Krzykowski's 'MO' Project is About Beaten Chairs
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34
Screw Thread Chairs
Screw Thread Chairs
'Beyond Function' by Hila Shilon References Workers' Rebellion
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33
Swaying Slug-Like Seating
Swaying Slug-Like Seating
The Rocking Animal Marks an Insectile Evolution from the Typical Horse
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32
Illuminated Saddle Seating
Illuminated Saddle Seating
The Mush Armada Stool Explores the Limits of its Materiality
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31
Transformative Table Designs
Transformative Table Designs
Save Space While Staying Chic With the Jason Phillips Treforma
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30
Minimalist Flat-Pack Furniture
Minimalist Flat-Pack Furniture
One Nordic's Latest Collection is Made for Small Spaces and Nomads
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Ball-Embedded Loungers
Ball-Embedded Loungers
The LoWnge Chair Lets You Recline With Generous Tush Cushioning
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28
Heat-Sensitive Table Tops
Heat-Sensitive Table Tops
Studio801's Lexham Bedside Tables are Deceivingly Warped
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27
Surfboard Balsa Seats
Surfboard Balsa Seats
The Duffy London 'Surf-ace Table and Bench' Brings the Ocean Indoors
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26
Slick Curvaceous Seats
Slick Curvaceous Seats
The Form Follows Function Sofa by Daan Mulder is Sci-Fi-Inspired
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25
Precision-Cut Steel Tables
Precision-Cut Steel Tables
Single Powder-Coated Sheets Form Anthony Leyland's Modern Designs
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24
Soft Imprintable Seating
Soft Imprintable Seating
The Memory Armchair Comprises a Wooden Frame and Supple Foam
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23
Warped Room Dividers
Warped Room Dividers
The Phenomena Screen by Sang Hoon Kim is Both Art and Furniture
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Bent Nail Bookshelves
Bent Nail Bookshelves
The Movement Bookcase
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21
Crumpled Kitchen Tables
Crumpled Kitchen Tables
The Crash Table by Judson Beaumont Adopts a Post-Collision Look
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Bent Metal Furnishings
Bent Metal Furnishings
The Poised Table by Paul Cocksedge Plays with Perception
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Undulating Eating Surfaces
Undulating Eating Surfaces
Picnic Bench by Tomasz Chmielewski Serves Up Sinuous Seating
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18
Saggy Resin Seating
Saggy Resin Seating
The Family -ERT Collection Reinterprets the Conventional Forms of Furnishings
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Warped Pipe Seating
Warped Pipe Seating
The Tube Bench by Peter Donders Pushes the Limits of Metal Malleability
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16
Warped Wooden Furniture
Warped Wooden Furniture
The 'Volumptuous' Sidetable by Edward Johnson is a Distinct Piece
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15
Atypical Plywood Furniture
Atypical Plywood Furniture
The Wrap Tables by Lucie Koldova is Low and Lightweight
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Contorted Contemporary Furnishings
Contorted Contemporary Furnishings
The Distorted Tables by Suzy Lelievre are Awe-Inspiring
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13
Disassembling Side Tables
Disassembling Side Tables
The Clip Table Comes Apart Easily for Convenient Storage Between Uses
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12
Modular Square Shelving
Modular Square Shelving
'Smartsquare' by Pietro Russomanno Can Be Arranged in Multiple Ways
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11
Canoe-Shaped Chairs
Canoe-Shaped Chairs
The Stretch Bench is an Undulating Furniture Masterpiece
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10
Feeble-Footed Surfaces
Feeble-Footed Surfaces
The Bambi Table Can Bend its Knees to Lower Down a Level
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9
Pleasing Privacy Pods
Pleasing Privacy Pods
Freyja Sewell's Hush Seating Provides a Warm, Womblike Haven
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8
Distorted Wooden Tables
Distorted Wooden Tables
Rustic Modern Coffee Table by Chista is Funky and Stylish
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7
Abstract Furniture
Abstract Furniture
Bench Chair Brings Digital Distortions to the Real World
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6
Collapsible Cube Lighting
Collapsible Cube Lighting
The Modular Lights by Robhoff Shift to Illuminate Different Areas
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5
Sculptural Sinewy Seating
Sculptural Sinewy Seating
Designer Bae Sehwa is Inspired by Korean Traditions and Beliefs
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4
Whimsical Wardrobes
Whimsical Wardrobes
Curved Vincent Thomas Leman Cupboard is Very Wonderland (UPDATE)
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3
Modular Tri-Sided Seating
Modular Tri-Sided Seating
The SimpliSeat Bench Can Assume an Array of Configurations
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2
Cantilevered Marble Furniture
Cantilevered Marble Furniture
The SUTIL Table is Made Out of Carrara Marble and Carbon Fiber
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1
Bright Contrast Furniture
Bright Contrast Furniture
Sculptural Bookshelf with Bench and Matching Pieces
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