Rose-colored neon monument expresses its love on America’s Alexandria waterfront

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‘I love you’ social sculpture by r&r studios

Miami-based R&R studio brings together visual arts, architecture, design and the city to present “I Love You,” a social sculpture and a place to celebrate friendship and camaraderie on the waterfront in Alexandria, Virginia, USA.The project is designed as an emotional monument and portable plaza, composed of two elements in rose colour neon and metal signage 15 feet above the pink floor mural imitating a giant 36′ x 76′ carpet featuring flowers flowers.I LOVE YOU becomes an instant milestone while bringing people together while delivering a universal and personal message.


the project is envisioned as an emotional monument composed of rose-colored neon lights and metal signage

All images courtesy of R&R Studio

Bright message for a kinder society

According to R&R Studio (see more here), I love you installations inspire positive action and a great deal of personal memory and desire. It confronts the overwhelming demands that abound in today’s metropolitan environment with an unexpected and unprecedentedly brilliant concept, delivering the message that a better society can be imagined. The sign and the rug together form the outline of a room open to anyone.

I Love You is a poetic work that traverses back and forth between public and private, intimacy and remembrance, social places and landmarks, fiction and fact. The Miami-based company explained, “Like Alice in Wonderland, who transformed her sense of reality by changing scales through dreams, I LOVE YOU provides stunning physical evidence of everyday life.”

This artwork is the latest public art project in the Old Town New Landscape series organized by the City of Alexandria Art Office on the waterfront in Alexandria, Virginia, and will be on view from March to November 2022.

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I LOVE YOU is a poem that travels back and forth between public and private, intimacy and remembrance

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I LOVE YOU becomes an instant landmark that brings people together

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The sign and rug work together to outline a room open to anyone

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Glowing installation conveys message of what a better society can be imagined

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