Abandoned Storefront Repurposed As Public Coat Check

Abandoned Storefront Repurposed As Public Coat Check
Design

The StadsGarderobe in the northern Dutch city of Groningen, provides a central location to store your personal items.

Alan Khanukaev
  • 1 april 2013

Groningen is a fairly large university city in the North of the Netherlands with an active nightlife and a bustling downtown. Since many of the city’s most popular bars and clubs are localized within a several block radius, patrons will tend to leave their coats and other belongings at a single location while they move from one bar to the next, hoping to retrieve them at the end of the night. Of course as the evening progresses, finding where they initially left their coats becomes more difficult and less likely. Consequently, this results in an elaborate, and often futile, nightly scavenger hunt as individuals anxiously retrace their steps.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.