Dezeen’s top ten: animals

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Dezeen's top ten: our latest top ten features the most popular Dezeen stories about designs inspired by, created for or made of animals.

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1: Most popular is London designer Roger Arquer's series of conceptual mousetraps (above) that are intended “only to catch mice, not to kill them”.

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2: In second place is another project from Arquer, which presents 15 variations on the standard fish bowl (above).vondel-lamp-birds_sq.jpg

3: Lighting and furniture designed for the Vondelpark in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, by Landscape architect Anouk Vogel and architect Johan Selbing.

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4: Jewellery and sculpture pieces based on Victorian taxidermy by London artist Kelly McCallum.

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5: Ominous by Swedish designer Monica Förster, an installation of metal birds at the Nordic Light Hotel during Stockholm Design Week last month.

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6: The Menagerie photoshoot, curated by Dezeen's Marcus Fairs and Rupinder Bhogal.

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7: London-based designer Tithi Kutchamuch was inspired to design the Secret Friend range of jewellery pieces with animal-shaped bases following the death of her dog.

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8. Animal-shaped radiators by Dutch designer Guus Van Leeuwen.

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9: City Dog Adventure by Dutch designer Maartje Dros - a play space for both children and dogs.

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10: a collection of rocking toys called Rocky, designed by British designers PearsonLloyd for Spanish brand MO by Martinez Otero.

That concludes our top ten for this month - another coming up in April.

See also:

Dezeen's 2008 review
Dezeen's top ten: glamorous girls
Dezeen’s top ten: Japanese projects
Dezeen’s top ten: student projects
Dezeen’s top ten: interiors
Dezeen’s top ten: stories with most comments
Dezeen’s top ten: Milan 2008
Dezeen’s top ten: houses
Dezeen’s top ten: skyscrapers
Top ten Dezeen stories from December 2007
Most popular stories during our first twelve months

More Dezeen stories about animals:

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Something fishy by Róshildur Jónsdóttir

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Now Isn't that Lovely by Stephen Johnson

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Fiona Thomson at New Designers

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Momentary by Catarina Hällzon

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Trophy Hangers by Phil Cuttance

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Teenyweenykins by Kaley Woods

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Life Support by Revital Cohen

  • modular

    It all good. That fox is foxy. Foxy fox. Foxy fox. That fox is foxy.

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  • Joseph

    The top picture of a fox with golden maggots coming out of its ears is tasteless and disgusting.

    Please try and not gross out your readers.

  • modular

    The fox. The fox. The fox. Fox. Fox. The fox. The fox. The fox is foxy.

    Foxy Fox!