StoryBenches connect us

In today’s urban landscapes, as feelings of isolation grow, public benches and digital storytelling come together to boost empathy among people.




Featured stories

  • Moments at the Lakeside Bench

    Moments at the Lakeside Bench

    It’s rare to encounter a sunny day in early spring in London. Yet, there it was—a brilliantly sunny day that, paradoxically, deepened my gloom. I’ve always found comfort in cloudy, rainy weather when I’m feeling…

Story Benches must be designed to stimulate empathetic conversations in a local community

Giorgio Venturi

Product and Service Designer