Vivian Beer has designed a collection of sculptural benches named the Infrastructure Series.

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From Vivian Beer

The Infrastructure series is a study of ubiquitous architectural public works through the public/intimate format of benches…Juxtaposing industrial material with soft sensual curves that reflect our body’s architecture; these pieces are a play on our expectations.

To me the ironic, visceral and sensual reaction to the conflicting “purposes” of the materials is a rich playground of meaning. Each piece has a physiological component in its design through a specific use and the relationship that it sets up between people using it.

Design: Vivian Beer