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Stuffed Animal Seating

The Alligator Sofa and Chair by Campana Brothers are Creepy

— June 22, 2013 — Art & Design
The alligator sofa and chair might seem as though they are made out of creepy critters, but in fact they are comprised of countless of stuffed animals. As the name gives away, they are specifically stuffed alligators. Eerily life-like, the seating is made for a haunted house of some sort. As one might have assumed, the pieces of furniture are more art than anything else.

Designed by Brazilian design brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana of, appropriately, Campana Brothers, the alligator sofa and chair is part of their first ever solo gallery show in the United States with an exhibition called Campana Brothers: Concepts. Showcasing alongside other equally mind-boggling designs, the seating is being presented at the Friedman Benda gallery, which is located in New York City.
Trend Themes
1. Animal-integrated Furniture - Opportunity for furniture makers to add stuffed animals into their products to create unique designs.
2. Eco-friendly Seating - Opportunity for environmentally conscious furniture makers to create chairs and sofas from recycled materials.
3. Artistic Furniture - Opportunity for artists and designers to create unique pieces of furniture that are more art than functional pieces.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Opportunity for furniture manufacturers to create unique designs that incorporate stuffed animals and recycled materials.
2. Artistic Design - Opportunity for artists and designers to showcase their creative abilities through unique and artistic furniture designs.
3. Sustainable Materials - Opportunity for sustainable material manufacturers to partner with furniture makers to create eco-friendly seating options.
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