by Low Lai Chow in New Design on Saturday 14 April 2012

Specializing in what he dubs urban hactivism, French artist Florian Rivière makes public spaces fun with ingenious inventions like a 10 Euro crosswalk carpet that lets you cross the road wherever you like: a nifty extension that transforms public benches to beach lounge chairs, a bottle opener that uses a parking meter, and a playground swing at the bus stop.