Philadelphia’s Mural Arts program is transforming city streets, with over 3,000 murals created since the scheme was launched in 1984. You can read more about it here.
“Car Foundry” by ROADSWORTH
Alex Riemondy on Philadelphia’s streetscape.
Silvie Jacobi on how development in Hamburg is negatively impacting the very people who enabled it to happen.
Over the last 10 years Hamburg has become the setting for an intense debate around urban policy and creative cities. Some experts have even suggested that the city could constitute a new model for socially sustainable creative cities. We take a look in more detail.
Uncommisioned urban artz/graffiti out of super floofy moss.
Green your city and satisfy those creative urges. Not suitable for people with a short attention span.
If you’re anything like us, you’re never too far from your Moleskine notebook. And if you haven’t reached that level of addiction yet, now’s a great time to get going as we’re running a competition with the guys at Moleskine to win €50 (that’s around $65) of vouchers to spend in the Moleskine Online Store.
The vouchers are in Euros but they can be spent in any Moleskine Online Store so those of you in the UK and North America are totally welcome to get involved! We’ll draw a winner at random on December 20th.
To enter the competition simply give this box a click, watch the video and answer one easy question about it…
…what colour is the ukelele?
And if you give us your answer AND reblog this post, we’ll enter you twice!
This is not your typical post office. Five years after Deutsch Post relocated, a fleet of young creatives have taken over this Berlin building, transforming it into a dynamic venue for the arts. More here
‘Waiting spot’ installation for MINI at Dutch Design Week by Izabela Boloz Studio in collaboration with Kasia Zareba.
Zone One of the London Underground map made from drinking straws.
[Copyright Kyle Bean. Photos: Jean-luc Brouard]
Check out our latest interview with the founder of London’s Southbank Mosaics.
Staten Island salt mountains or piles of useless inventions? Our new post can’t decide if it’s fact or fiction. More here.
Oli Mould on Dubai’s unique creative communities