No Actual Humans Were Harmed In The Making Of Weird Flesh Chair (That We Know Of)

The world has gone entirely mad. That’s the only reason I can think of for why someone would create a chair that not only feels like human flesh (shudder shudder shudder, okay that’s better) but also looks like it and smells like it, too. Nope, not done yet (shudder shudder shudder aaaand shudder).

It’s at least a relief to know that the chair isn’t made from the skin of humans who have been imprisoned in a pit with only a yappy dog and a basket of lotion to pass the time: According to Quartz, the London-based designer Gigi Barker spent two years perfecting the texture and smell of the furniture’s “pheromone-impregnated” silicone base.

That way, you can feel like you’re relaxing in the lap of a giant who smells vaguely of aftershave. Because that’s the scent the designer used to infuse her chair with humanness — the same aftershave worn by the anonymous guy whose form serves as the inspiration for the piny, peachy, flesh-colored set.

You can buy your own human furniture (SHUDDER sorry, that one slipped out) for the bargain basement price of £1,500 ($2,545) and a matching ottoman is £440 ($747).

Finally, a chair that replicates the look, feel, and smell of human flesh [Quartz]

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