This Swing Set Is the World's Coolest Musical Instrument

The simple pleasure of swinging is one that most of us probably haven’t enjoyed in years. At the historic Convento Das Dominicas n the Portuguese city of Guimarães—itself a Unesco World Heritage site—designers Cláudia Oliveira and Isabel Bourbon of creative studio Elas Duas gave visitors of all ages an opportunity to… » 10/10/13 10:40am 10/10/13 10:40am

Bus Stop Swing Set: A Public Transportation Playground

The idea of making public spaces more playful is the brainchild of artist Bruno Taylor. In this project, he modified several London bus stops with swings to brighten the day of busy commuters. Never mind the smell, the noise, or that dude rubbing up against you-a swing set at the bus stop would melt away all of the… » 8/19/08 7:00pm 8/19/08 7:00pm