Public spaces are well-positioned canvases for strategic messaging that fosters community dialogue, neighborhood identity, beautification, way-finding, safety and graffiti abatement, while increasing investor confidence and attracting clientele into a developing district.
“At the end of the day, developers want to know ‘What can we do to make our development attractive and profitable?’ If you set aside arts space in your development, it will pay dividends far and beyond. People will want to live there, shop there, eat there.“
— Jay Dick, Senior Director of State and Local Government Affairs at Americans for the Arts
Bottlestop is a line of artistic bus shelters using recycled bottles & LED solar lighting. This Lexington version repurposes Kentucky’s Ale-8-One bottles to highlight a piece of local culture while inspiring us to look for the beauty in the ordinary.
Four triangular light boxes formed from walls of ribbons lit from within with color-changing LED floodlights lit up Lexington, KY’s Triangle Park in a temporary installation created to engage the public in the downtown area.