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Welcome to 2020! Urban Effects had a great 2019 thanks to our involvement in street and park projects around New Zealand. In 2020, our commitment to providing refreshingly different outdoor furniture solutions is as strong as ever. So, we’ve started the year by looking at the latest trends in urban planning and design, and landscape […]
The Appeal of Stone What do concrete, marble and granite outdoor stone construction materials all have in common? They are all increasing in value and are deemed as popular stone outdoor furniture alternatives throughout many modern architectural designs. Not only that, but they possess incredible durability in all seasons of the year whilst coming in […]
The Down Low Taking its name from the groundbreaking “Highline” project in New York (a 2km-long linear park built on a disused, elevated railway section), the Lowline was an ambitious plan to redevelop a one-acre trolley stop and convert it into a below ground park. The site, located beneath New York City’s Lower East Side, […]
At Urban Effects, we love playful and unique urban designs. We find it endlessly fascinating how creative ideas – whether they’re in the form of an unusual public sculpture or a quirky bench built out of sustainable materials – can transform and optimise a space, define and celebrate a community, and bring people together to […]
When people think of modern day urban spaces in large cities, some of us still have a mental image of dull, grey scenes that can look a little sad or depressing. With the wealth of modern street furniture available nowadays there is no reason for this to be the case. Urban landscapes can look fantastic […]
Here at Urban Effects, we love supplying refreshingly different, stylish urban furniture to create great outdoor spaces for people to enjoy. We also love getting inspired by the amazing urban landscape around the world and staying updated on the latest trends. Today we give you some handpicked inspiration in the form of great street furniture […]
There are many ways to spend that perfect Sunday, or in fact, any day outside but we’ve summarised those on the top of the list: