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50 Human-Furniture Hybrids

From Ripped Recliners to Full-Figured Furniture

— November 13, 2013 — Art & Design
These human-furniture hybrid designs are designed for the human body and look like the human body, or parts of it. Since the human body is so complex and made up of so many different systems, there is endless inspiration to pull from when making a piece of furniture inspired by the human form.

These designs range from designs that are very obviously inspired by spines, tongues or legs, to less-obvious iterations of the human body like furniture pieces that take their shape from DNA.

Because furniture design is made to comfortably hold the human body, it's interesting to see shapes that take this idea literally and replace the traditionally abstracted "legs" of a chair with forms that are much more literal and leg-like, complete with calves and feet.
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Skeletal Seat Redesigns
Skeletal Seat Redesigns
The Recession Chair by Tjep Comments on the World's Economic Crisis
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High Heel Counters
High Heel Counters
The Parra x Tokyo Fly New Coffee is Surprisingly Leggy
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48
Girly Gown-Shaped Furniture
Girly Gown-Shaped Furniture
The Teyla Cabinet is Adorable and Feminine
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47
Human Blood-Inspired Interiors
Human Blood-Inspired Interiors
Masarnia is Whimsical and Macabre Work by Karina Wiciak
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46
DNA Formulated Furniture
DNA Formulated Furniture
Tjep. Uses DNA Mapping to Create This Transparent Coffee Table
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45
Spine Contoured Seating
Spine Contoured Seating
The Verté Chair
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44
Feminine Footwear Furniture
Feminine Footwear Furniture
The Stiletto Table Seems Inspired by Christian Louboutin
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43
Bony-Ribbed Furniture
Bony-Ribbed Furniture
'Ardu' by Martin Gallagher are Skeletal Console Tables
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42
Sweater-Wearing Seating
Sweater-Wearing Seating
Anne O'Brien's Chairwear Seat is All Warm and Cozy
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41
Tongue-Wagging Toddler Seats
Tongue-Wagging Toddler Seats
Wary Meyers Crafts a Chair with a Cartoon Face & a Humorous Cushion
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40
Femininely Curved Seating
Femininely Curved Seating
This Surrealist Chair Female Silhouette is Beautifully Minimalistic
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Ripped Recliners
Ripped Recliners
Sit in the Hot Seat With Soojin Hyun and Sangho Park's 'Mr. Chair'
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38
Skeletal-Framed Furniture Designs
Skeletal-Framed Furniture Designs
The Spaceframe Series by Gustav Dusing is Emaciated
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37
Personified Coat Racks
Personified Coat Racks
This Valet Stand Vanity is Your Personal Stationary Dresser
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36
Personified Furniture Campaigns
Personified Furniture Campaigns
These Lar Center Decoration Mall Ads Show Tired Timber Decor
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35
Skeletal Table Legs
Skeletal Table Legs
Kevin Byrd Designs a Femur Table with a 3D Printed Bone
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34
Licktastic Seating
Licktastic Seating
The Lick-N-Sit Tongue Chairs are Functional, Yet Strange
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33
Double Helical Lighting
Double Helical Lighting
The Ribbons of Life Lamp is Genetically Beautiful
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32
Furniture Has Own DNA Code
Furniture Has Own DNA Code
Artifical Intelligence Stool
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DNA-Inspired Furniture
DNA-Inspired Furniture
The MyDNA Bookcase
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30
Sleek Phallic Seating
Sleek Phallic Seating
Enrico Pellizzoni's Hipod Armchair Has an Authoritative Presence
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29
Genetics-Revealing Bookcases
Genetics-Revealing Bookcases
The 'DNA Bookcase' Stores Your Books with a Scientific Flair
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28
Skull-Shaped Seating
Skull-Shaped Seating
The Jolly Roger Chair by Favio Novembre is Dark Macabre Decor
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Personified Playful Furniture
Personified Playful Furniture
Jake Cress Pokes Fun At His Craft With Creature-Like Carvings
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Stiletto-Inspired Seating
Stiletto-Inspired Seating
The Desire Chair Assumes the Provocative Appearance of Women's Footwear
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25
Spiraling Refrigerators
Spiraling Refrigerators
The DNA Fridge is One Oddly-Shaped Place to Keep Food
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24
Fierce-Face Furniture
Fierce-Face Furniture
Manga by At Once is Inspired by Comic Book Characters
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23
Organic Skeletal Seating
Organic Skeletal Seating
Bone Furniture by Joris Laarman is Organic and Futuristic
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22
Scaly Skin Seating
Scaly Skin Seating
The Exocarp Chair by Guillermo Bernal is Inspired by Reptiles
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21
Human Furniture Artworks
Human Furniture Artworks
The Arm Chair by Jamie Isenstein Takes Its Name Literally
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20
Desk Chairs with Bony Spines
Desk Chairs with Bony Spines
Embody by Herman Miller
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19
Skeleton-Inspired Seating
Skeleton-Inspired Seating
The Infinity Bench by Carl Fredrik Svenstedt is Sculptural and Modern
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18
French Maid Furniture
French Maid Furniture
Peter Jakubik's Designs Reflect Sexy Motel Antics
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17
Modest Modern Seating
Modest Modern Seating
Artdesign Studio Tsesler & Voichenko's Neat Living Chair
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16
Wool-Wearing Chairs
Wool-Wearing Chairs
The Junya Ishigami's 'Picnic' Installation Keeps Seats Cozy and Warm
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15
Phallic Outdoor Seating
Phallic Outdoor Seating
The 36h and 56h Chairs are Inspired by Tradition and Rituals
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14
Stiletto Boot Arm Chairs
Stiletto Boot Arm Chairs
The Bored Housewife Throne
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13
Spinal Column Seating
Spinal Column Seating
Chair-bsed is Ergonomic and Eye-Catching
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12
Morbid Seating Sculptures
Morbid Seating Sculptures
Atelier Van Lieshout Creates a Skeletal Crawling Bench
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11
Pop Culture-Inspired Seating
Pop Culture-Inspired Seating
Caricature as Furniture Part 1 is Inspired by Iconic Characters
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10
Ironic Pop Art Chairs
Ironic Pop Art Chairs
The Lick-Loving Tongue-in-Cheek Chair by Peter Harvey
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9
Full-Figured Furniture
Full-Figured Furniture
The POPRAWIANY Armchair by Wamhouse Plays on Plastic Surgery
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8
Naughty Rockstar Furniture
Naughty Rockstar Furniture
Perspective Chair by Pharrell
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7
Tongue-Wagging Seats
Tongue-Wagging Seats
WAMHOUSE's Armchair Paszcza is Cute and Carnal
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6
Recycled Human Hair Chair
Recycled Human Hair Chair
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Skeleton-Styled Seating
Skeleton-Styled Seating
Helle Damkjaer's K-Chair & K-Plus Seem Carved from Bones
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4
DNA-Inspired Furniture
DNA-Inspired Furniture
The Mutation Series by Maarten De Ceulaer is Excitingly Experimental
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3
Human Formiture
Human Formiture
Dzmitry Samal's Industrial Design Collection is Based on the Body of a Man
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2
Naughty Carpentry
Naughty Carpentry
The 4Legs Chair
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1
Flesh-Covered Furniture Sculptures
Flesh-Covered Furniture Sculptures
Jessica Harrison Covers Household Objects with Human Flesh
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