Simple Street Furniture in Hamburg

This project won a design award for the HFBK Leinemann Foundation for Education and the Arts. The street furniture is made by Oliver Show who made the seating in public more comfortable.What Oliver Show did actually is that he wrapped plastic pipes, tubes that are very soft, around the city points of Hamburg. On these pipes people can sit and relax.

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They can read their books or wait for the bus sitting on a soft bench. Pipes that are mounted in the city give a splash of color to the streets. Yellow is sunshine. It is a warm color that, like red, has conflicting symbolism. Yellow is one of the warm colors. Because of the high visibility of bright yellow, it is often used for hazard signs and some emergency vehicles. Yellow is cheerful.

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I think one of the most important things is that the material that the pipes are made from is cheap. Hamburg city could be a place where you can relax wherever, whenever you want, a city of relaxation. He and his friends have ten different projects where people can sit, lean or lay on his street furniture. You can also use this type of furniture, when you go fishing or when you are at the beach, or even in your house. It will give the alive feeling to your home.{found on spiegel}.