The parklet idea has been reclaiming parking spaces and turning them into people spaces for a few years now. Here’s a collection of 11 parklets that have been completed in recent years. See them all on contemporist.com
Durability Complimented by Refinement: Concrete Street Furniture Range
Archiproducts, Focus on Urban Furniture: benches, bicycle racks and waste bins www.edilportale.com/newsletter/163941
Curl Playground Swing by Milos Todorovic not on board with those bars rather than chains; seems like the instability of swinging is half the fun.
In Flakes is a temporary street installation in Japan for the sakura matsuri (cherry blossom festival). The mirrored benches maximize the beauty of the cherry blossoms by reflecting the branches of blossoms in various directions