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chesterfield park bench by joost goudriaan
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may 06, 2013
chesterfield park bench by joost goudriaan


the dutch designer furnished a sidewalk with an leather upholstered bench

 

 

 

originally conceived for the ‘foolproof & public space’ event in rotterdam, the ‘chesterfield park bench’ reconsiders the traditional conventions
of street infrastructure–offering something a bit more comfortable and cozy–by eliminating the ‘fool proofing’ aspect generally applied
to structures installed in outdoor public areas as a means of preventing vandalism. joost goudriaan has taken the stereotypical concrete
and wood park bench and has transformed it into something that is a bit more ‘upscale’, complete with a leather upholstered tufted seat and back,
along with walnut wood and gold stud details, finished using traditional crafting techniques.

 

 

 


the leather upholstered bench offers a comfortable place of rest in the public domain

 

 


the design maintains the typical form of a park bench

 

 


walnut wood and gold stud detail

 

 


front view

 

 

 

 

 

 


tufting detail

 


back view

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