The Most Innovative Furniture Designs for Domestic Animals
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” This heartwarming quote by the French writer Anatole France sets the tone for Pet-
‘Suite’, Chiavari for Forma Italia
Among the stand-out projects are the Italian company Chiavari’s cat lounger – a curved plywood creation that can be suspended by steel cables or placed on metal feet – and the Japanese brand Nendo’s ingenious shape-shifting ‘Heads or Tails’ dog bed, which doubles as a protective shelter and a comfortable bean bag. Natural Slow’s wooden dog beds, which comes in shapes ranging from a polyhedron to a pentagon, also make cozy spaces for canines to hide in.
Heads or Tails’, Nendo
It isn’t just about dogs and cats: the book also contains ideas for housing birds, fish, bats, rabbits, sheep, and even kangaroos. Grégoire de
‘Cage Archibird’, Grégoire de Laforrest
If Mahatma Gandhi was right when he said that “the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”, this book should surely be required reading for everyone.
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