Walk on Laughter – The Comedy Carpet

comedy carpet
Constructed from Indian granite and concrete and incorporating over 18o,000 characters from the words of over 1,000 different comedians and comedy writers Blackpool’s Comedy Carpet  is billed as one of Britain’s largest pieces of public art costing £2.6m.  Five years in the making and covering over 2,200m2 the Comedy Carpet was installed in late 2011 in Blackpool’s historic beach front promenade.

Comedy Carpet

Comedy Carpet

Fast Co Design went behind the scenes to see how The Comedy-Carpet was created. More here.

Comedy Carpet

Comedy Carpet

Comedy Carpet Designed by Gordon Young and Why Not Associates as a tribute for Blackpool Tower in the U.K. It is 5,643 square feet.

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