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Mobile Eating Tool Reimagines The Sidewalk As Communal Eating Space

Mobile Eating Tool Reimagines The Sidewalk As Communal Eating Space
Design

Designer Alexandra Pulver's Pop-Up Lunch Bag intervenes to make lunch more than just a functional necessity.

Lisa Baldini
  • 19 august 2010

When you spend the bulk of your life in an office and an urban environment, lunch breaks can be a welcomed relief. Yet, with this respite comes the obstacle of finding a place to actually eat. For many, there are two options: the desk or a restaurant.

Designer Alexandra Pulver seeks to make an intervention into this daily routine with her Pop-Up Lunch initiative. Envisioning the sidewalk as a potential place for communal gatherings, Pulver has designed a lunch bag that doubles as seat when connected to a fence. In designing these “mobile eating tools”, she seeks to:

…inspire even a handful of my fellow urbanites to reconsider the potential for lunch – to be a joyful daily event – and for the sidewalks of NYC to serve as more than just pathways.

Alexandra Pulver

[via: The Pop-Up City]

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