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Weird Furniture: Straight Line Designs

This furniture is the antithesis of Straight Line Designs' handle, and may actually be, believe it or not, more reserved than the other works you'll find in their portfolio. The Canadian company designs whimsical custom furniture that takes on a life of its own. More often than not, it's built for child's play, but they're often commissioned for trade show booths, movie and TV props, and retail environments.
Shown above (clockwise from top left) are the "Bad Table," "Daddy Long Legs," "Melting," "Accordian," and "Burnt Leg Table." Not surprisingly, designer Judson Beaumont cites his influences as Walt Disney, Dr. Seuss, Warner Brothers, Pee Wee Herman, Philippe Starck, and Frank Gehry, as well as Saturday morning cartoons. He also does not like green eggs and ham.

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carolinatrhlgrl carolinatrhlgrl 9 years
I love it!! They will definitely be conversation pieces and will never get old nor will they ever be ignored!!
juicylove juicylove 9 years
weird, the bad table thing is cool. i hate the burnt legs one.
DreaAST DreaAST 9 years
this stuff is too out there for me!
cinadanni24 cinadanni24 9 years
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
crazy stuff! i like the accordian unit
bluecanary bluecanary 9 years
Love this!! :D
moss1080 moss1080 9 years
Ha Ha these are very clever if nothing else
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Em-I loved Pee Wee's...
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
Weird. How functional would it be if I had it at home?
JovianSkies JovianSkies 9 years
They're a little too 'Salvidore Dali' for my taste, but they're interesting!
cottonpoots cottonpoots 9 years
The accordion split-desk is chillllll.
angelinemarie angelinemarie 9 years
wow, these are so cool!!
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Emalove I agree!! Also reminds me of that wacky furniture they had in Beteljuice... Remember THAT movie?!
AKirstin AKirstin 9 years
MamaD MamaD 9 years
I just love "Bad Table" and "Melting"!!!
emalove emalove 9 years
Reminds me of stuff they would have had on Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Remember that show?!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Weird! Some of it is kinda neat though!
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