13 devilish designs to add halloween creepiness to your 'haunted' home

13 devilish designs to add halloween creepiness to your 'haunted' home


it’s that time of year — halloween! to celebrate, we’ve picked 13 subtly spooky designs that lend a supernatural sensibility to your home this season, but remain practical pieces for year-round use. whether they be a faceted armchair shaped like a giant skull, a pillow case cover with a creepy screaming face, or a computer gadget that looks like a severed thumb, these devilish domestic objects are sure to get you in a ghoulish mood.

‘black skull’ armchair by HAROW (see a detailed look at the making-of these limited edition armchairs here)
also available in 24 carat gold (banner image above)



since 2006, consumer spending on halloween objects, design, and memorable has grown 12 percent each year, with consumer participation also on the rise. a large part of this can be attributed to halloween’s growing popularity among adults, and even more importantly millennials, who presently make up one of the largest spending groups. it is predicted that this year in the united states alone, 70 percent of the population are predicted to celebrate the holiday. with millennials nearing the pinnacle of their consumption years, they are looking towards halloween as an opportunity to not only shop, but share their purchased paraphernalia on instagram and across social media — reaching a network of millions. read more about consumer habits this halloween on business of fashion here.

the ‘coppelius’ chair by yaara dekel casts a creepy shadow on the floor (see more about the project here)

indigestible fleshy furniture by cao hui spills sculptural guts (see more about the project here)

fornasetti’s ‘half skull face’ plate features lina cavalieri’s face divided by the image of a skull (see more fornasetti here)

‘souviens toi que tu vas mourir’ (remember that you will die) chair by studio pool

the alligator banquet chair by the campana brothers (see more about the project here)

‘goliath’ skull pendant lamp by UK-based designer alex garnett (see more about the project here)

the ‘rhino’ chair by máximo riera (see more about the project here)

‘AtOne’ chair by charlotte kingsnorth sees ‘flesh’ spill and bulge, enveloping the wooden frame

‘screaming face’ and ‘ghost hand’ pillow case covers available here

the ‘ghost’ chair by studio drift reveals an elusive ghostlike figure when placed under a certain light

‘a body of skin’ by studio 9191 explores furniture as volumes of flesh (see more about the project here)

severed USB thumb drives by justin poulsen (see more about the project here)


happy halloween, designboom readers!


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