teratoma productions transforms generic bollards into functional street furniture

teratoma productions transforms generic bollards into functional street furniture


cities are full of elements fixed to the floor that create barriers for citizens — especially bollards. however, spanish design studio teratoma productions fashion a useful function for these apparently useless elements. in its latest project, PLUG A SEAT, the firm’s objective is to rethink public space through simple operations by giving these elements new meanings and creating street furniture.

the various pieces designed to fit into the street bollards in three different color


teratoma‘s project consists of a collection of pieces that fit into the street bollards transforming them into temporary seats and tables. plug a seat encourages citizens to transform the streets into a flexible public space. the studio’s production of these elements were designed using an aluminum piece that fits perfectly into the bollard. additionally, the pieces come in different sizes and are available in variously colored lacquered aluminum sheets.

the project is a collection of pieces that fit into the street bollards transforming them into temporary seats and tables

teratoma productions gives a new meaning to generic bollards

instruction on how to use the pieces

a poster featuring the ‘plug a seat’ collection in front of the seat itself



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edited by: lynn chaya | designboom

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