20 December, 2011

All About the Bean

by Ally Evander, Allied Member, ASID
The Bean in Millenium Park is a popular attraction for obvious reasons. Anish Kapoor's sculpture (actually titled Cloud Gate) is engaging in many ways. Here are some things I found that reminded me of The Bean…
These dimensional, tactile tiles from Urban Archaeology are made from a resin and ground stone composite. To me they have the same engaging quality as The Bean.

While in Chicago, I stopped by the Ligne Rosset showroom and got to sit in these cool modern pieces featuring fluid forms and curves.