November 21, 2013

the cloud bench

A bench is, by definition, a piece of furniture on which several people may sit at the same time.
This design denies that standard definition and proposes a creative approach to the project converting the use of the bench in a singular experience. An horizontal plane floating in the air thanks to a few balloons that support a cloud. A light element that makes users feel that they are sitting in the air.
When designing our bench, we asked ourselves the following question: could we create an exception?
Could we create an horizontal plane that doesn’t offer any reference of proportion? What reactions will this cause to the observers?
Sergi Sauras
is an architecture student with his feet in Savannah, his heart in Barcelona and his head in somewhere else.

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