Armley Mills Textile Benches ... the new southern entrance to Leeds Station has been accompanied by significant improvements to the adjoining public realm, and the introduction of new public art features. Our client requested a bespoke bench feature to accommodate incidental or short-term seating which was responsive to the needs of the widest possible range of users. The design response has been a rough-hewn stone slab evoking the strength and elemental character of the foundation of the station. A continuous length of quarried stone will be broken in two, revealing an engraved woven pattern (matching carved and in relief), referencing how deeply ingrained the textile industry has been to the success of Leeds ...

"Armley Mills Textile Benches" (2016) Delton Jackson. 'Sense of place' concepts, sandblasted stonework and motif design.

Commissioned by Leeds City Council Highways Department. This work by Studio13Baltic39 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Copyright 2016.