Tag: bench

Watch this beautiful video of a 689 chair from A. Rudin being made from start to finish!

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A month ago I posted about how the big bench at the top of Runyon Canyon was removed mysteriously. No notice, no reason given. It just wasn’t there all of a sudden. As of this week, the bench is back overlooking Los Angeles, except it’s not a big bench anymore. It’s two regular-sized benches. LADWP […]

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I hiked Runyon Canyon yesterday and at the very top it looks like the park had removed the giant and beloved bench overlooking LA (as well as the normal sized one adjacent to it). Why? I don’t know if this is true, but the story goes that recently a woman hopped off the big bench […]

And that, my friends, is your video of the day. It’s an early one, but alas, here it is.

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Designer Stephen Shaheen took 5000 MTA MetroCards and fashioned them onto this steel bench to create the illusion that you are sitting on nothing more than a bunch of fragile MetroCards. I sat on this bench at the Sloan Fine Art gallery during the Single Fare 2 exhibit 2 weeks ago. It was cool!