SpitalfieldsDesign: Cecilie Manz
Bench by Cecilie Manz featuring painted reflector tips.
city squares, entrances, libraries, marinas, museums, parks, playgrounds, public baths, school, streets, yards
Length: 300cm. Depth: 70cm.
Height: 169cm. Seat height: 40cm.
Structured by weightless lines and sleek surfaces, the Spitalfields bench brings clean angles, subtle geometry and precise proportions together in a streamlined style that echoes the clean lines of contemporary architecture. Crafted with the urban environment in mind, the designer describes the bench as ‘a seat for sore legs and inventive spirits that rests the body, all the while engaging with the cityscape around it’. The seat is made in solid larch showcasing the beauty of natural wood grain.
Seat in glued and oiled larch.
Supporting post have a Ø 30, the foot plate is made from 5mm steel plate.
All steel parts are warm-galvanised.
The reflector tips are painted with 2 components of light-reflective paint.
Bolts to the ground with 15 x M10 bolts. *NB this bench must be ground-mounted to minimise the risk of it tipping over. There are 5 points in the base to enable the bench to attach to a pre-cast concrete base.
Larch wood should be oiled twice yearly.