Public Benches Become Art In Dubai [Pics]
A new design project in Dubai attempts to reinvigorate public spaces.
Last year, we interviewed the founder of Xische, Danish Farhan, regarding digital media trends in the Middle East. This latest initiative by the firm was a direct response to S*uce Projects, a creative group whose mandate is to encourage people to think about “the kind of love that transcends flowers, diamonds, chocolates and candy.” This year, S*uce decided to harness Dubai’s creative energy to promote its public spaces by populating them benches that double as public art pieces. Melinda Metri, one of the creative minds at S*uce, sourced local artists and gave them each a bench to decorate/repurpose as they pleased.