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Spotlight: Realgar Bench

Spotlight: Realgar Bench

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 […]

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Street Spotlight: New York City’s Lowline

Street Spotlight: New York City’s Lowline

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, […]

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5 Street Furniture Designs You Wish Were on Your Street

5 Street Furniture Designs You Wish Were on Your Street

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 […]

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Using Colour in Urban Landscapes

Using Colour in Urban Landscapes

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 […]

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Monday Inspiration – Amazing urban furniture around the world

Monday Inspiration – Amazing urban furniture around the world

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 […]

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