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Dezeen’s top ten: animals

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


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”.

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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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:



Something fishy by Róshildur Jónsdóttir


Now Isn't that Lovely by Stephen Johnson


Fiona Thomson at New Designers


Momentary by Catarina Hällzon


Trophy Hangers by Phil Cuttance


Teenyweenykins by Kaley Woods


Life Support by Revital Cohen