Imagine if, even on busy roads or in a packed tube carriage, you were always surrounded by a couple of feet worth of space. No one breathing down your neck; no one coughing in your face; no one standing on your feet.
This is the vision of designer Jack Beveridge, whose “More Space” project asks exactly that question. As part of an advertising competition, Beveridge gave over 200 volunteers a go with a giant green hula hoop, to give them, well, more space on city streets:
And on escalators: