Maximo Riera Toad Sofa

A baroque bench with a massive amphibian rear rounds out the Animal Chair Collection

As an artist, sculptor and photographer, Maximo Riera has used his eye and craft of creating dramatic works across disciplines in his most recent project, The Animal Chair Collection. The ever-growing series of biologically accurate animals covers mammals, reptiles and insects from the octopus and elephant to walrus and beetle and now, the toad. The dynamic, sculptural furniture is certainly not for the faint of …