Furniture made to look (and smell) like human skin

Creepy or cool?

British artist Gigi Barker has unveiled a line of furniture that looks, feels and even smells like human skin.

The suede chairs use a molded silicone base to mimic the appearance of fat rolls, and have even been infused with pheromones and aftershave.

Footstools are meant to "resemble deformed testes," according to New York Magazine.

Skeeved out yet?

Barker told WIRED she's not trying to scare people, but instead give them an opportunity to examine their relationship with their own skin and other people's.

But even if the concept doesn't scare you, the price tag might.

A footstool alone will run you about $775, while a chair costs closer to $2,550.

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