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.
Some projects are just too nice to not show here. This phone booth aquarium featured by GOOD as ‘image of the day’ is a brilliant example of an inspiring urban intervention. It not only looks very well designed, but brings people together, all staring at a phone booth as if they are walking through a…Read more →
A few weeks ago, I had the chance to visit a conference of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, a Cuban artist who lives in New York City and Barcelona. He started his career in the early nineties creating art on the streets, and starting the New York City Culture Jamming Movement along with the artist group Artfux. While in…Read more →
Thanks to these nice people on Twitter, we found out about an amazing pop-up café in Greenwich, South East London. Designed by Studio Myersough and situated on a construction site near the Greenwich DLR station, the Movement Café is an ode to typography and poetry.Read more →
We predicted the top trend of 2011 to be ‘marketing is urbanism’, which stands for the increasing involvement of brands and companies in shaping the urban atmosphere. Brand exposure seems to go beyond ordinary advertising — it has become an integral part of urbanism, architecture and urban planning practice. AOL’s Rainbow City is just another campaign…Read more →