Magnus Pettersen from Central Saint Martins took first in a brief set by the Design Council that asked students to “create a product, service or communication piece designed to specifically reduce crime”. The ‘BLABR_stand’ acts as both bike rack and meeting point, so that people gathering there also keep an eye on the bikes, thus deterring thieves.
THORPE, A. and GAMMAN, L. (2007) Bikes: Home Safe? Domestic Storage and Other Creative Strategies to deal with Bike Crime, MA Industrial Design (Course Director: Ben Hughes), Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. The project included organising: