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.
a title=”Decorate The Potholes” href=”http://popupcity.net/2011/05/decorate-the-potholes/”>Decorating potholes is cool. Guerrilla gardening is (still) cool. East London is cool. So what could be cooler than guerrilla gardening in potholes in East London?Read more →
Sipke Visser is a fine art photographer working and living in London. He just published his second book called Doggies about the London’s dog subculture, which he crowd-funded at Kickstarter. His first book Return to Sender was recently shortlisted for the internationally acclaimed Aperture First Photobook Award. We talked to him about dogs, independent publishing and his ambitions as a photographer.Read more →
Rough Trade is definitely one of the coolest music stores in London. Besides LPs, EPs and CDs, magazines, books and T-shirts, Rough Trade sells inspiration. It’s a place to be, with a bar inside selling food and drinks and a mobile work spot with a couple of Mac Pros. There’s even a traditional photo booth…Read more →
Through Google Earth, a new perspective on the urban form has been revealed. This development implies a new design issue for architects and urbanists, considering roof tops and urban schemes as a part of the city’s facade. Besides that, it shows interesting pattern relics form the past. Rhett Dashwood, Creative Director from Melbourne, and blogger…Read more →