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12 Terrifying Pieces of Furniture That Will Give Your Children Nightmares

Fancy a desk that looks like it’s puking its guts out? You’re in luck! Plenty of the world’s most buzzed-about designers will happily sell you furniture that will make your children cry. Here’s some of the most terrifying designs in recent memory: From the back, Jason Miller’s Wooly Chair looks like it’s just been covered in an alpaca throw… …but then you see it from the front, and there they are, staring at you…THE EYES:

Fancy a desk that looks like it’s puking its guts out? You’re in luck! Plenty of the world’s most buzzed-about designers will happily sell you furniture that will make your children cry. Here’s some of the most terrifying designs in recent memory:

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From the back, Jason Miller’s Wooly Chair looks like it’s just been covered in an alpaca throw…

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…but then you see it from the front, and there they are, staring at you…THE EYES:

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This chair by Jurgen Bey sports what must be a record-setting tumor:

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This bed, also by Bey, would go perfect in the home of Hannibal Lecter:

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Of couse, our man Lecter likes memorializing his kills. Ergo, this coffee table, with an interior that looks like the splatter pattern at a crime scene:

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We weren’t kidding about the puking furniture. Nacho Carbonell’s “Skin” line has an elastic coating. Simply remove all the chairs innards, and you’ve got a handy cubby hole:

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Poor Nacho. Much like Dr Frankenstein, he’s doomed by his creations. Here, he’s apparently been swallowed alive by this settee:

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Next to a childhood spent torturing animals, this rocking chair by David Pompa is probably a decent indicator of serial-killer tendencies:

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Um, remember the dead grandma in Psycho? With a little help from Hannes Grebi, she’s got a comfy replacement for her rocking chair. Scream all you want. There’s no one around for miles:

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This psychotic, ravenous frog apparently crawled out of Hella Jongerius’s studio, and won’t relinquish its territory on top of this table:

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Perhaps if you’re keeping a gimp in your basement, you might consider this hammock, by Bless:

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So it’s the year 2100. You’re watching your holographic TV, munching a Soylent Green sandwich. The natural world is a distant memory, which only appears as a furniture pattern on this couch by Gaetano Pesce:

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Also in 2100, the world is rife with genetic experiments gone wrong, such as these human/animal hybrids that pose as furniture before slurping your brains out with a straw:

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Sleep tight!

[With apologies to Dezeen and Design Boom]

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Cliff was director of product innovation at Fast Company, founding editor of Co.Design, and former design editor at both Fast Company and Wired.

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