Elevators are generally an under-used design space, with the vast majority of them retaining a functional, box-and-button style that offer little in the way of visual appeal. Luckily however, there are some who recognize the potential of this little room-on-the-move, and get as creative with the humble elevator as they would with any other space!


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We here at Bored Panda celebrate these out-of-the-box thinkers, and have compiled a list of the coolest, craziest and cleverest elevators out there. From aquariums and shuffle buttons to scary floor designs, this list is sure to uplift you! Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and don't forget to upvote your favorites!

#1 The Elevator Ride At The World Trade Center Tour Shows You The Architectural History Of New York

The Elevator Ride At The World Trade Center Tour Shows You The Architectural History Of New York

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riley.girl 2 months ago

That's sooo cool!!!

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#2 This Elevator Is Out Of Service

This Elevator Is Out Of Service

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Amelia Junge 2 months ago

My cousin works there!

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#3 Creative Poster Placement

Creative Poster Placement

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Just a Purpler 2 months ago

Her expression says, "Dude, chill, I got this"

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#4 Aquarium Elevator In Berlin, Germany

Aquarium Elevator In Berlin, Germany

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-PotatoGalaxy- 2 months ago

That is AMAZING!

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#5 This Elevator With An Additional Alarm Button Near The Ground In Case You Can’t Get Up

This Elevator With An Additional Alarm Button Near The Ground In Case You Can’t Get Up

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Ladies and Gentlemen 2 months ago

This could be a life saver!

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#6 This Elevator Sign

This Elevator Sign

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BREAK YOUr perceptions 2 months ago

dont put 200 cats in a elevator fyi, does not go well.

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#7 This Elevator Has Buttons You Can Kick

This Elevator Has Buttons You Can Kick

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Dr. Cheri Hayes 2 months ago

Good idea if you have a lot of packages, etc., in your hands.

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#8 Winter Wonderland Inside Of An Elevator

Winter Wonderland Inside Of An Elevator

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Hans 2 months ago

Probably at the DEA head office.

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#9 Came Across One Of The Most Fun Elevators I've Ever Seen

Came Across One Of The Most Fun Elevators I've Ever Seen

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Andycat >_< 2 months ago

THE TARDIS

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#10 This Centre For Long Term Ill Elders Redesigned Their Elevators To Create Less Anxiety And Avoid Patients Running Away

This Centre For Long Term Ill Elders Redesigned Their Elevators To Create Less Anxiety And Avoid Patients Running Away

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S A M 2 months ago

And AVOID PATIENTS RUNNING AWAY? Explain ???????

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