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Creepy Character Furniture

A Might Steed by Joshua Ben Longo Doesn't Look Innocent

— July 11, 2013 — Naughty
While the A Might Steed chair may have been created innocently enough, it appears to have a seedier purpose than simply offering a resting spot for tired legs and feet. It's all in the mouth. Of course, it is hard to say if any sexual undertones were supposed to be derived from the design.

Created by Joshua Ben Longo, a designer, artist and teacher who studied at Pratt Institute, the A Might Steed chair draws on his character design background. Strange and alien, it looks like something out of an anime cartoon. In a way, the A Mighty Steed chair is fit only for quirky living spaces or those who are looking to make an one-of-a-kind impact in their home or office. It certainly is a conversation starter.
Trend Themes
1. Character Design Furniture - Designing furniture with an artistic and quirky character design could attract consumers looking for unique pieces of furniture.
2. Anime-inspired Furniture - Creating furniture inspired by anime cartoons could be a unique selling point for furniture designers and manufacturers.
3. Conversation Starter Furniture - Furniture that sparks interesting conversations could appeal to consumers looking for playful and memorable home decor.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Furniture manufacturers can incorporate character design and anime-inspired elements into their products to cater to consumers who value unique and quirky home decor.
2. Home Decor Retail - Home decor retailers can offer conversation starter furniture pieces in their catalog to attract consumers looking for playful and memorable home decor.
3. Art and Design Education - Educators in the art and design industry could use character design furniture as inspiration for teaching students how to incorporate playful and quirky elements into their designs.
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