Bike racks are pretty damn vital to public spaces, but what if we could put them away them until we needed them?
Industrial product designer and Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Milou Berg has created a new pop-up bike rack that “disappears” into the pavement when not in use.
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Shown during Dutch Design Week in October, the device has been dubbed “Align,” and is meant to create more room in public spaces for things like markets, concerts, and other events, while still offering a secure spot to stash your bike.
“The public space in city centers is becoming cluttered. Filled with functional objects such as bicycle racks,” Berg told Mashable. Read more…