Municipal Center Wall Design
“Make Yourself at Home” is a wall-anchored composition of tumbling chairs from all over the world, fabricated in a lightweight medium and painted cerulean blue in reference to the original furniture retail store on the site, a longtime neighborhood fixture. Chairs joyously cascade down the wall with lamps integrated into the composition as specific points of light which cast shadows through the network of legs, backs and armrests. In keeping with the architects’ stated goal for the site, the artwork represents collaboration and transparency through an open layout. It creates an invitation into the Center as a place where relationships are nurtured and where all people can sit down together to talk and feel at home; where their unique heritages are preserved and yet synthesized into a cohesive community framework.