Habitat Valencia 2011, Part One

Seven anthropomorphic designs from Spain's biggest design fair

Other than sunshine, Spain has an abundance of laughter. Blame it on the jamón, verdejo wine or siestas, the good humor of the country’s people shows up in design too. At this year’s Habitat Valencia, we spotted several examples of one of our favorite ways to add wit to furniture and objects—anthropomorphic design. From concepts that add function (like a light that doubles as a …

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