25+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever


We’re pretty sure that a bench is a spot to rest your feet for a while while walking around in the park and maybe enjoy the beautiful view. But why not make the bench part of the beauty, too? Instead of building the same ol’ standard bench from wood and metal, these artists went one step further.

In many places around the world, artists were commissioned to create some of the most spectacularly creative benches that really put a new spin on the concept of sitting down. Here are 35 of our favorites:

Park in Vöcklabruck, Austria%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c

A bench in Kiev, Ukraine%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c2

The Blue Carpet in New Castle, England%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c3

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On the shore of a lake in Poland%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c4

Rotating benches that always give you a dry place to sit. %d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c5

Solar benches that offer shade during the day and light at night. Massachusetts %d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c6

A bench and shelter in Luxembourg %d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c7

A whale’s tail%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c8

A pencil bench, Kiev%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c9

A typewriter for sitting%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c10

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Hanging hammock benches, Copenhagen, Denmark.%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c11

Inspired by “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c12

Tulip-shaped benches%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c13

Floating recliners – University of Sydney, Australia%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c14

A musical bench%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c15

A bench that doubles as a table%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c16

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A beautiful bus stop with room to rest%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c17

A bench made of glass and concrete, Hungary%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c18

doily bench%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c19

A seesaw bench%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c20

An optical illusion bench%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c21

A grassy bench and shelter, Italy%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c22

A wavy bench%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c23

Employee benches in San Francisco%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c24

Benches at the entrance to the public library in Kansas%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c25

A book bench in Paris%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c26

A tree bench with branches within reach%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c27

Benches with built-in shade%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c28

Benches at the Missouri Gallery of Art%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c29

Red blood cells at rest, Hambourg %d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c30

A resting robot bench, Holland%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c31

Creative Privacy Benches, New York%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c32

Shark-Attack Bench, Bangkok%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c33

A picnic-table on acid%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c34

An alternate universe bench%d7%a1%d7%a4%d7%a1%d7%9c35

Via: Boredpanda