Though it may seem self-explanatory at first glance — I mean how complicated can it be? — this pair of couches at the New York Times Building has employees scratching their heads.
It all started with this tweet from Erin McCann, a writer for the Times:
McCann wasn't the only one perplexed by the Clockwork Orange-esque furnishings.
Other employees at the Times, and Twitter users in general, decided to weigh in on the kooky contours:
The scooped out part under the... ledge thing... why is it like that..— danielle (@daniellegee) February 7, 2018
Peeps got creative with their own interpretations of the befuddling couches.
Because this looks so comfortable — not bad for the back at all:
It does seem like the sort of thing that pets would be all about:
A cat bed 4 my kitty Shureido Foster Yeh!! Have a great rest of the day! 😺😺😺— Kristina Yeh (@yeh_yeh100) February 7, 2018
Who says the couch is no place for exercise?
I imagine that if you're a therapist and you use one of these it pretty much pays for itself— Sam Thielman (@samthielman) February 7, 2018