Animal Kingdom Furniture is today’s topic!
Animals have a big impact on all other forms of life on earth and, as humans, we tend to forget the role they play in our lives. Each animal has a story to tell and furniture designers usually find inspiration in their beauty and amazing stories. There is something about capturing the real world and the beauty of nature in a piece of furniture that is incredibly satisfying and maybe that’s why so many designers find their source of inspiration in something as complex yet beautiful as the animal kingdom.
Today we bring you a list of fierce chairs inspired by animals and that capture the true essence of the animal kingdom.
Sika is a deer specimen rooted in Japan whose strength and elegance inspired SIKA II Armchair. The most distinctive features of this fully upholstered velvet armchair are the button detailing on the inner back and the brass handhold. That is why SIKA armchair fits any strong interior.
WOOLLY BELLA CHAIR
A collaboration between professor-turned-designer Daniele Albright and design curator Stefan Lawrence, the members of Videre Licet describe their work as “conceptual glamour,” meaning it looks as arty as it does decadent. Their WOOLLY BELLA Chair features white Kidassia goat fur and hand-cast bronze legs, gracefully embracing the essence of this mountain animal.
Ibis are beautiful birds known for their long slim legs. Just like IBIS Armchair, an elegant seating solution. The Ibis is a symbol of communication, probing, transition and trust. Upholstered in cotton velvet, this accent chair with an aged brass nailheads trim is something you will want in your living room set.
Designed by Máximo Riera, this impressive chair embodies the fierceness of a rhino. There is not a better animal than the Rhino to reflect nature’s capacity and mightiness. With this chair, the designer pretended to raise awareness for the endangered species and capture its beauty.
The inspiration behind this stunning stool is the Koi Carp, a symbol of good fortune, success and longevity. Its natural colour mutations reveal their capacity to adapt, just like KOI Stool. Featuring a base in brushed brass matte and a top in cotton velvet, this upholstered stool will add refined elegance to any spot you place it in.
LE LAPIN CALIN ARMCHAIR
This surreal and stylish chair was designed by Hubert le Gall and, as its name suggests, embodies the soul and shape of a rabbit. This high-back chair features two big bunny ears and a little tail. The faux fur and upholstered wool make the chair truly come alive. The varnished wood adds a modern touch to it.
Otters are known for being a playful animal, with a high capacity to adapt to the environment. Inspired by the nature of this animal, the OTTER Single Sofa can adapt to any room and be an integral part of your interior design. Its round shapes transmit both comfort and grandiosity, whether it is placed in a modern living room or a comfortable home cinema area.
Also from Máximo Riera, this chair represents now an animal that comes from the depths of the ocean: the whale. Just like the animal, this chair is majestic and opulent, reflecting the actual size of this species, considered the largest in the world. This iconic image is highly recognized as a symbol of amity between the Animal Kingdom and human beings. It also makes a firm statement on survival and overcoming adversities.