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In response to a comment we received last week, your hint for this week’s What the…? is that it’s absolutely not a coat hanger, bench or chair. So what is it? Or rather, what are they?

What the...?

Mull this one over, and give us your answer in the comment area below. Tomorrow we’ll announce who was the first to guess correctly.


Design Inspiration

29 Responses

  1. Thomas says:

    Looks to be new type of wind turbine for roof tops.

  2. Jeff says:

    They look like lampshades to me (or lamp screens; to screen the light bulb from direct view)


  3. Stephen says:

    a cotton gin?

  4. Carly says:

    Oh dear, I think that was my comment on the last question. I hope no one took it to heart! I have no clue what these are. Maybe some kind of fan?

  5. Amber says:

    They look like exterior light fixtures to me. My husband says they look like mail boxes.

  6. Amy PureHome says:

    I'm going to go with some sort of lighting piece – shade, fixture, complete package…

  7. whistlerpotpie says:

    Reading lights. Mid century – metal. My neighbor had me sell some like this on ebay for her.

  8. Lana says:

    Type of storage unit for cards or recipes or letters. Something like that.

  9. Abbe says:

    Bread boxes, perhaps?

  10. Rachel says:


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