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.
We’ve always been big fans of ‘bubbletecture’. In the past we’ve written plenty of posts about inflatable buildings, structures and interiors. (A little glimpse from 2009: 1, 2, 3.) ‘On Space Time Foam’, Tomás Saraceno’s newest installation in Milan, is another great addition to the ever-growing Pop-Up City Inflatable Database.Read more →
French street artist The Wa has spiced up the streets of Milan with a new, rather critical artwork — he recently installed a roller blind at a digital city billboard. The ‘Curtain’, as Urban Shit calls the work, enables passers-by to decide themselves whether or not they want to see the advertisement.Read more →
Summer is the perfect time for museums and artists to leave their walls and go to meet people. UrbanCampsite Amsterdam makes art and design more accessible and interactive at a campsite. It offers a fun opportunity to explore this idea of bringing art to unusual spaces.Read more →
As we already described in ‘Trend 4: Pop-Up Everywhere’, the popularity of pop-up food concepts is growing, whether it is about pop-up restaurants or flexible food sellers. Of course, street vending is not a new phenomenon. Nevertheless, more and more mobile food concepts build their brand by smart use of social media. Facebook, Foursquare and Twitter…Read more →