Design Porn: Whale-Inspired Home Decor

Fun fact: On this day back in 1865, the first edition of Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby Dick was published in the UK as three volumes and under a different title — The Whale — in order to avoid “offending delicate political and moral sensibilities.” While most of the items that we’ve collected in literary homage bear no resemblance to the great white sperm whale of Captain Ahab’s obsession (they’re way too smiley), we’re hoping that they’ll help spruce up your apartment with a bit of nautical whimsy. Click through to check them out now!


Whale bookshelf [via]


Whale throw pillow [via]


Wood whale [via]


Whale tissue holder [via]


Whale rubber bath mat [via]


Whale tong by Design House Stockholm [via]


Whale platter by Thomas Paul [via]


Jonathan Adler Whale Bookends [via]


Whale box by Karl Zahn [via]


Timid Whale by Don Carney [via]