The Global Street Art office-gallery is full of art and curiosities. Hidden deep in Shoreditch, London, and bursting with nostalgia-fuelling finds, the last thing most visitors would think about the place is ‘it needs more colour’. But Lee Bofkin – CEO of Global Street Art and noted collector – is no visitor.
Happy Meals then, for happy meals now.
Deciding that the plain, solid-coloured lunchroom table wasn’t quite adding to the aesthetic of the office, Lee set out to design a replacement.
Based on the idea of clear display cabinets often sold at toy fairs to collectors, Lee’s table design would display his decades-spanning collection of McDonald’s Happy Meal toys, creating a purpose-built visual pun in the process: The Happy Meal table.
I wanted it to be something that serious collectors would appreciate."