rugwind: guerilla bench
rugwind: guerilla bench
apr 28, 2010

rugwind: guerilla bench

the german design studio rugwind has designed this seemingly normal electrical box that transforms into a bench for sitting when needed. also known as guerrilla bench, the project aims to subvert the objects of the typical urban environment, making them more human and functional. the bench neatly folds up inside a standard electric box case. a user simply opens the box, unfolds the bench and takes a seat by themselves or with friends to create a small congregation point. the box blends into the street scene, only coming to life when a user with knowledge of its hidden life walks by.

rugwind: guerilla bench

rugwind: guerilla bench

rugwind: guerilla bench

rugwind: guerilla bench

rugwind: guerilla bench

rugwind: guerilla bench

  • Phoenix suffers from a dearth of useable public places.
    There sometimes aren’t benches even at bus-stops. Would the city notice if someone put these in?

  • its a fun idea, but why would you hide a bench from everybody else? Thats kind of shellfish.

  • Really like the element of discovery

  • oh i wanna marry it

  • absolutely genious !!!!!
    so simple so functional !!!

    + who does have a key of this city_wonder_cupboard?

  • better than ultranice… and subversive. love it.

  • nice? ultranice

  • NICE!


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