nicolas le moigne: fountain mirrors
nicolas le moigne: fountain mirrors
jan 03, 2010

nicolas le moigne: fountain mirrors

fountain mirror photo by yann gross

these days, public fountains are typically an eyesore. the fountain mirror, designed by nicolas le moigne for inout, permits this urban infrastructure to be transformed into an outdoor bathroom, a place to freshen up.

nicolas le moigne: fountain mirrors photos by yann gross

nicolas le moigne: fountain mirrors photo by yann gross

nicolas le moigne won the designboom MACEF competition ‘RE-think and REcycle’ in 2005 with ‘watering can‘. the project was later changed to ‘twist & spout’ and unveiled at the ICFF designboom mart in new york in 2005. the same year le moigne participated also in the designboom mart in tokyo.

  • the idea of mirror is fine, but not for outdoor bathroom. no one would take a shower or brush your teeth in such an outdoor area

  • Give that 5 minutes before a frustrated youth or drunk invests in seven years bad luck!

  • I’m gonna steal it

    street robber
  • why a merror in such a place

  • I can’t wait until that install those mirrors at that Trevi eyesore.

    Jeez, outdoor bathrooms? Have we really become that pressed for time that we can’t even step inside to use the bathroom any more?

    We may want to ‘RE-think and Re-cycle’ this idea.


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