This squid, modeled after “a deep-sea creature that might be found at the depths of Puget Sound,” has been guarding bikes in Seattle — up to eight at a time — since May.
It was funded by the Seattle Department of Transportation 1% for Art funds and designed by local business Decorative Metal Arts. Here’s the design concept:
It’s called “Parking Squid,” and we want these everywhere. Because who would dare steal a bike from the tentacles of a squid? Those things are scary.