Design-wise, elevators are usually plain and boring – unless, of course, creative people are in charge. Case in point, the photos below show us what exactly happens when the iconic elevator is given a makeover, whether it’s a minor or a major one.
Apparently, adding a bit of fun plus some interesting functionality could mean the elevator experience will never be the same again. Ever seen an aquarium elevator? Or one shaped like a pill?
Go scroll down below and see for yourself:
#1. This World Trade Center elevator shows New York’s architectural history.
#2. Out of service but not useless.
#3. Berlin, Germany’s aquarium elevator is totally jawdropping.
#4. People couldn’t resist taking photos at this elevator door.
#5. Alarm button near the ground. Just in case of emergencies!
#6. Also, an elevator you can operate with your feet – if you’ve got your hands full.
#7. Know the weight limit.
#8. Elevators redesigned for a center for old people. To minimize anxiety and prevent patients from running away.
#9. It’s definitely Christmas time in the city.
#10. Doctor Who fans will be extremely happy.
#11. Steam-powered elevator at St Petersburg, Russia.
#12. Not sure about this but can anyone verify?
#13. Why stand if you can sit instead?
#14. That’s gonna give people a mini heart attack.
#15. With a call button 30 feet away, this elevator will be ready once you get closer.
#16. A chilren’s hospital elevator.
#17. A hotel in Ukraine changes their elevator carpet each day of the week.
#18. Naughty elevator.
#19. This elevator in Japan warns you if it’s raining outside.
#20. Meanwhile, this one determines how heavy each elevator ride is.
#21. Movie advertisement done right.
#22. Do the math so you can get to your destination.
#23. A shuffle button for the more adventurous riders.
#24. Welcome to the Twilight Zone.
#25. A Game of Thrones fan did this. Hodor!
#26. Now this is called an “owlevator.”
#27. Thor left his hammer – but can the elevator carry it?
#28. Looks pretty scary!
#29 Elevators in the Mercedes-Benz Museum (Stuttgart, Germany).
#30. It looks like an old-fashioned bathroom.
#31. Quite artsy!
#32. Zipper elevator.
#33. Spotted this pill elevator at the terminal 2 of Taoyuan International Airport (Taiwan).
#34. Winterwonderland all over again.
#35. Check out the infinity button.
#36. This elevator is filled with balloons.
#37. Jump elevator.
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