2019.03.19
Global Activity, Event

"COMFORT IN TRAIN STATIONS" AT SAINT-ETIENNE INTERNATIONAL DESIGN BIENNALE

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AREP designlab revisits the notions of comfort and social ties in shared spaces at the 11th edition of the Saint-Etienne International Design Biennale, themed "Me, You, We: Designing common ground".

After rethinking nomadic work in 2017 and designing alternative spaces for work, meetings, recruitment, or studying, AREP's designers have transformed an individual seat into a shared bench.

The installation on the forecourt of Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux station draws on the new range of station furniture designed for SNCF Gares & Connexions. Its large scale and its resemblance to a model armchair create a double play between scale and point of view.

Come and visit our installation on the St-Etienne station forecourt from March 21 to April 22, 2019

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