The bicycle is our favorite means of transport in the big city. It keeps us lean, helps us avoid congestion and is often parked right at the entrance to the office building. The situation with the parking spaces in front of our apartment could not be so easy. Often, only a parking off the busy road is provided. That means crowded places, unsafe closing at the adjacent fence or prohibited parking on the walkway.
Cleverly designed furniture fulfills second function as a bicycle stand
Do not worry anymore because the solution to this problem has been discovered. Now you can not only keep the bike at home protected against theft, but also include multifunctional, practical furniture. Discover more of these clever ideas in today's article.
In the small living room, wheel storage can be a real challenge. However, the cleverly designed furniture by Chilean designer Manuel Rossel comes to the rescue. Furniture that we need in everyday life, have a second application and as trendy bike racks. Ordinary-looking sofas, bookshelves and sideboards have discrete cracks in their surfaces, where the bicycle tires fit and allow upright posture.
Safely park your beloved vehicle in your own living room
Both the furniture design and the additional function could be described as modern art installations. The parked bicycle is surrounded with other personal items such as books, decorative items, music systems and much more. This creates a nice display that is not only practical, but looks just as good.
The bike over the desk as a creative design idea
Rossel explains his creations further, they are to promote the mobility of people, he says. In his opinion, cycling greatly reduces the traffic load of the big cities and is an affordable option for everyone. The parking of bicycles in the living room should remind people to resort more often, says the Chilean.
Bicycle storage as part of modern wall design
In a small apartment with no storage room, equipped only with a bed, desk and bookshelf, one would like to place a space-saving furniture. Thus one overcomes any obstacles around the bicycle storage. The wall mount would of course be another alternative. But be honest: which of these two options do you find cooler and more creative?
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