Playful Street Furniture By Dirk Ploos Van Amstel

We love multi-functionalism here at Pop-Up City. It is a great precursor for adaptability, which strengthens the resilience of space and facilitates spontaneous and creative uses. This recent creation by furniture designer, Dirk Ploos van Amstel, instantly transforms a space from one of play to one of repose.

Ploos van Amstel uses a ‘white box’ approach to give end-users straight-forward, transparent designs. This is the philosophy that produced this elegant see-saw/bench structure. The transformation between the two functions is simple, with the end-user in mind. The ends of the see-saw fold in to create the surface of the bench, while the pivot separates and swings out to become the bench legs. Voila!