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March 31, 2011

In what kind of chair should the CEO of Goldman Sachs sit?

Before you answer, consider Matt Taibbi's famous description of the company:

The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money.

And now, with that description in mind, behold the side and rear views of the first chair truly fit to serve as the throne from which Goldman Sachs' CEO manages his company's business! (HT: Core77)

Maximo Riera Octopus Chair - Rear View Maximo Riera Octopus Chair - Side View

And now, an isometric view from a rear perspective, just to get more of the full effect of the chair's design:

Maximo Riera Octopus Chair - Isometric View, Rear Perspective

The chair was designed by Maximo Riera, who called it an "Octopus Chair". However, given the color and the vampire squid's practice of hollowing out its prey to use as camouflage in going about its business, we believe he misidentified it. It's clearly a Vampire Squid!

If you're intrigued by the idea of getting this kind of chair for yourself, know that there can only be one true Vampire Squid chair, and it can only belong to the CEO of Goldman Sachs. You might have better luck in acquiring this alternate choice, now available from Amazon....


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