Steel ‘Ribbon’ Sculpture Doubles as an Artistic Bike Rack in Boulder
Local environmental artist Michelle Lee designed this beautiful and functional bike rack in commemoration of last year’s US Pro Cycling Challenge in Boulder, CO. Built from a combination of steel and Corian cladding, the Ribbon was designed to fit in with the city’s theme of cycling and car-free transportation. Lee designed the piece using 3D software and handmade models, before using Corian to make its stunning white curves. Lee, who is a cycling enthusiast, envisioned the four bike racks as a sculptural monument to the Challenge. “It sort of embodies the motion of cyclists on the road and all the hill climbs,” says Lee.
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