Street Seats Design Challenge Opens in Boston

Design News 09.24.12

Boston's waterfront Innovation District needs some chic outdoor seating, and maybe your design will be the one. Design Museum Boston's Street Seats challenge is looking for submissions of "sustainable outdoor sidewalk furniture with a focus on reuse, using environmentally-friendly materials, and innovative construction methods." Finalists will be featured in an outdoor exhibition in Fort Point Channel in 2013.

In other news, check out bubble wrap typefaces and a robot that paints traffic, Pollack-style. See the headlines after the jump.

Design Furniture for Boston's Fort Point Channel | Design Museum Boston
Lovely Typefaces Made From Bubble Wrap And Paper | Co.Design
Robot Paints Like Jackson Pollock, With City Traffic As Subject | Co.Design

(Image: Design Museum Boston)

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