One of the most beautiful things about cities, other than the skylines, is the way people adapt to the space, be it picnicking on the museum steps or sunning on a retaining wall, but artists are getting in on the urban design scene by adapting urban furniture to people’s needs, desires and dreams.
WebUrbanist has collected fourteen examples of exciting urban furniture design to delight even the most despondent office drone.
Loop Bench by Jeppe Hein
What looks like a roller coaster or a slide from far away is actually a fun and clever bench. The Loop Bench was installed at Art Basel Miami in 2009, and was designed by Jeppe Hein.
People join together to lounge in the sun or gaze at the stars on designer Peter Newman’s ‘Skystation’, a public seating concept displayed at London’s Hayward Gallery. Resembling a miniature UFO, the round lounger has curves that perfectly support the reclining human body.
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