Berlin is full of spontaneous parties in public space. During a trip we spotted a techno party near metro station Warschauer Straße. Under a fly-over, over 150 people were dancing to tunes played by a DJ while drinking their own supply of beer. The raw spot turned out to be a perfect party location.
If you’d think of a tree that grows urban fruits instead of cherries, apples or pears, how would it look? This is what California-based sculptor Jean Wells must have thought when she came up with the idea for the Urban Fruit Tree. This beautiful 16 by 11′ foot tree, which was located in front of the…Read more →
The ‘Pop-Down Project’ is a funny urban movement from France that brings pop-up blocking to real-life advertising and other annoying elements you find on the street. Through a blog, people can obtain those little red ‘Close’ boxes, designed to look just like the click-out boxes in the corner of pop-up windows. On their blog you can find some nice pictures of the click-out buttons in public space.Read more →
Dérive is a fresh smartphone application that enables users to explore the urban atmosphere in a totally new way through the use of randomly drawn task cards that tell you what to do. These cards are refreshed every three minutes, creating a sense of urgency in the exploration for new objects, things, colors and people to…Read more →
Having your battery die: a constant problem for the person on the move in the city. It always feels a little silly to drag around cables to charge your electronics at the office, doesn’t it? The folks at Brooklyn-based design agency PENSA! have created a new concept that allows you to get your charge on outdoors….Read more →