A Playground Centerpiece Becomes the Focal Point and Unites the Theme

The Purple Dragon at the Magic Mountain Playground Pulls together the Design Theme.

The Purple Dragon at the Magic Mountain Playground Pulls together the Design Theme.

A cutting-edge playground’s centerpiece unites the overall theme and acts as the pinnacle of the concept.  This may be a pirate ship shaped play structure at a high-seas themed playground or a giant dragon at a dark-age themed site, such as the Magic Mountain playground.  By fusing the equipment at a playscape into a common focus, a designer enhances a visitor’s experience and makes the visit more memorable.  The main visual attraction at a site, the centerpiece, becomes a tangible outlet for a child’s imagination to build off of.

On the design side, a centerpiece can be seen as the focal point of a playground.  It attracts attention and draws onlookers in.  Also, because it is something specific and stands out, it is memorable to visitors so when they think of your site… they have a unique image that stands out and pops in their heads.  In today’s complex world, having a visual that registers easily even jumps out is particularly important.

Stunning images not only aid in attracting visitors, they are also crucial in the design bidding stage for the same reason of generating memorable aesthetic appeal.  Furthermore, having a focal point that unites the design’s theme shows a real continuity in the work and shows that it has been thought out to the last detail.  Not only this, but also that the design has the punch to make a playground a sought out destination in the community.

The Ship Structure at Dover Park Establishes a Memorable Image.

The Ship Structure at Dover Park Establishes a Memorable Image.

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