Sleeves for the iPhone are available in every single material and colour. The ‘WePhone’ (the public phone), to the contrary, has never had such a fancy jacket. Of course we spotted the upcoming knitting trend over last years. And this here might not be the first public space knitting event. But now we’ve got to report it, as it starts to get very close to architecture. A whole new facade was made for this phone booth in Westminster, London. More information on the process and techniques could be find on the (very neat) Knit the City blog.
Teletext has stuck to its confined format for 40 years now, ruthlessly blocking any signs of change out, turning this medium into a nearly unused, antiquated matter. For this reason, although there has always been a number of talented artists, teletext art has never gained real momentum. The International Teletext Art Festival ITAF 2013 that could be happening now on everybody’s television screen attempts to change this and to take teletext art to the masses by showing viewers the possibilities that this limited medium has to offer.Read more →
Wooster Collective reports about this great animation made by the Dutch artist Sjors Vervoort. The cardboard creatures, monsters and insects show to conquer the Dutch city of Eindhoven. Actually I assume the movie is recorded in Eindhoven, but I’m not sure. There’re a couple of words to read on billboards that make me think so….Read more →
Some days ago I stumbled upon a pretty nice app that functions as a useful link between food trucks and their customers. Under the slogan “Find out where your next meal is parked”, US-based mobile food vendors platform Roaming Hunger has launched an interactive iPhone application that enables its users to track, locate, and explore the…Read more →
Will the new era of architecture be the era of IKEA urbanism? IKEA has proposed to build a complete neighborhood in East London. The Swedish furniture giant tries to implement its ideas and concepts in new fields of knowledge and urbanism. After its injection of each single family’s interior with cheap design furniture and the introduction of the IKEA standard house by daughter company BoKlok, it seems to be time for a complete IKEA neighborhood, reports the Huffington Post, LandProp — also part of the IKEA group — is planning to build a neighborhood of 1,200 houses, shops, cafés and a 350-room hotel.Read more →