The London Circle Line has always been a good place for illegal parties and more legal knitting sessions… But this romantic banquet within the raw urban context of the London tube is really wicked and a nice temporary reinterpretation of public space.
Last month I spent a good five days in Thailand’s capital Bangkok. I loved it. Everyone who has ever visited the city will remember it for a few things — extreme traffic congestion, little family dwellings overshadowed by state-of-the-art shopping malls, organized chaos, friendly people. And, last but not least, great food that’s available on every corner of the street.Read more →
Eddy Kaiser, one of the artists behind the infamous Flying Grass Carpet, has launched a new project, the Urban Living Room. The Urban Living Room is a small living room in public space. Completely painted blue (FYI: RAL 5015), the projects aims to give people a more homely experience in public space as well as stimulate spontaneous meetings and conversations.Read more →
Flying Grass Carpet is a huge carpet entirely made of artiﬁcial grass. It ﬂies over the world as a temporary landscape, to land in all kinds of places where an extension of the landscape is needed. I visited the Flying Grass Carpet in Amsterdam, and talked about it with some people hanging around. The initial astonishment of most visitors was surprising: “Flying carpet? But… how does it ﬂy?” That of course is the secret of this new instant landscape.Read more →
In an effort to recycle clothing and decrease waste fashion, department store Marks & Spencer launched ‘Shwopping’, a project that combines shopping and swapping. The fashion brand covered a couple of facades of buildings in hipster town East London with 10,000 pieces of unwanted apparel, resulting in a brilliant, colorful temporary installation that completely changes the face of the buildings.Read more →