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Boombench by NL Architects

German designer Michael Schoner of NL Architects has designed a bench that plays music from passing mobile phones via Bluetooth.

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The bench was on display at the Urban Play event 2 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, last month.

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Urban Play is an international project by Droog Design, created and curated by Scott Burnham and presented as part of ExperimentaDesign Amsterdam 2008.Urban Play is an international project by Droog Design, created and curated by Scott Burnham and presented as part of ExperimentaDesign Amsterdam 2008.
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See a movie about the Boombench here. The following is from NL architects:

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Boombench

For the design of the ‘Boombench’ NL architects transformed a regular piece of street furniture into a sound system.

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This seemingly normal street bench reveals its hidden gimmick when it is activated via Bluetooth, allowing the public to play the music on their mobile phones.

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Street furniture becomes ghettoblaster and passer-by becomes DJ.

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