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Let's have a seat!

Author: 12.06.2019 | art
Walking along the Kyiv Landscape Alley, you always notice amazing benches created by Ukrainian masters. My favorite one is with a blanket and a pillow, because it seems comfortable even in inclement weather. Sitting on it, I remembered a picture from my childhood: the grandmothers take a long board out of the house, put it at one end on the stump, the other - on the railing of the entrance, and it turns out to be a bench. Wasn't it a design miracle?

It turns out that not only "domestic newsmakers" come up with complex designs to spit up seeds and discuss their neighbors. There are fancy benches all over the world having examined which you understand: there is a real art object in front of you.

For instance, "clothespin" from Milan. Molletta bench has already become a business card of the company RIVA 1920. Its creators, Michela and Paolo Baldessari, say that such a benchwill suit an office, a creative coffee shop, and the living room of your apartment perfectly. Designers are already thinking of launching a whole line of benches in the form of objects common to us.Photo wood-furniture.biz

While the Italians are drying their pants on clothespins, in Korea they invented a rotating bench which will completely save your pants from moisture. After the rain, you can manually and effortlessly change the wet surface to dry - two-sided bench. It seems to be a simple use of the handle and the crawler mechanism, but for some reason the inventive Koreans were the first to think of it.

In Barcelona they are not afraid of rain, because even the famous football stadium Camp Nou, where the most famous team in the world plays, is roofless. The sun loves this city, and locals and tourists, in turn, love to spend warm days in the local Park Guell. Here is a fabulous bench Gaudi which turns adults into children. Visitors say that the whole thing is about the magic of the surrounding objects: thanks to them, it seems that reality and fiction have mixed together.barcelona1.jpgPhoto europeanbackdoors.com

On the border between the Old World and Asia, in Istanbul, Turkey, the municipality decided to develop the imagination in a different way. Creative benches in the form of books were established in the city. While reading a book, Bradbury or Tolkien, on such a bench, you can easily transfer to another world.Photo pinterest.com

However, not all original solutions are convenient for recreation. Nike has created benches that urge people to move with the clear “Run!” inscription and at the same time there is only a back on such a bench... There are already many such provocative benches in American cities.

Meanwhile, the brave citizens of Bangkok calmly rest almost in the mouth of a shark. Do not believe? Then look at this Asian cutie, it seems it is not scary at all.Bench-Eating-Shark-Khao-San-Road-Bangkok-Thailand.jpgPhoto sillyamerica.com

Due to the modest area of the country, the space in the Netherlands is worth its weight in gold. And becnhes in Utrecht is the best confirmation of this. If you want to relax - pull the lever in the wall of a neighboring house, and a bench will literally sprout from asphalt. When it is time to go, move your hand slightly and the mechanism again goes to the ground, without disturbing either pedestrians or motorists.

And some benches are the invention of art! Just look at these pictures on the benches located in Kentucky, the USA.book-bench-benches-istanbul-for-sale-project-lexington-ky.jpgPhoto storage-garage.me

Unfortunately, companies from all over the world get together on the benches from time to time, who, after a certain amount of alcohol, imagine themselves as rock stars, preventing people from sleeping. And, what is the saddest thing, the yard guitar players are very hardy, so they can shout till morning. If foul language from the balconies and poured water buckets do not help, then what can really help?

The original way out of the situation was proposed by the designer Fabian Brunsing. He invented a bench called “Pay and Sit”: if you want to sit dowm, throw coins into a special hole. When time runs out, a warning signal is heard, and if the fifth point does not come off the surface - sharp thorns stick into a soft spot ... By the way, in Germany, the motherland of the designer, no one ventured to put such benches, but in China they are ordered in fgreat amounts.335578db2196523ea5bd63dd2adf4a95.jpgPhoto architectureau.com

Cover photo globo-rojo.com

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