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I Love You

Client: Broward County Public Art and Design

Location: Davie , FL, United States

Completion date: 2012

Project Team


Rosario Marquardt and Roberto Behar

R&R Studio

Project Manager

John Grant

Public Art Services


Miami based R&R Studios, comprised of husband and wife team Roberto Behar & Rosario Marquardt, created the I LOVE YOU installation located at the Young At Art Museum and Broward County Library in Florida. This work of public art transforms an outdoor space into an open air room for children and their families to read, create art, picnic, and enjoy the library’s popular story-telling program. Colorful flower shaped benches are arranged in a semicircle facing the ten foot tall letters that spell the phrase “I LOVE YOU”. The 44 foot diameter circular room is bordered by a ring of plants to further define the space.


Together, Behar and Marquardt envisioned the seating/story-telling area as a secret garden, where imagination takes flight.