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.
Some time ago we already paid attention to the great and inventive Pop-Up Lunch initiative by New York-based Alexandra Pulver. She changes public urban places into temporary lunch spots by adding designed pop-up furniture. All her designs are easy to take and can be removed when you’re done. Here we show just another great example…Read more →
There is a new kid on the block in the world of location-based media. It is called Repudo and it is all about dropping and picking up digital presents in physical space. The service, which is available as a smartphone app (currently only for iPhone and Android), enables its users to leave all kinds of multimedia…Read more →
One in eight shops in the United Kingdom currently stand empty. On the one hand it’s the credit crunch that trebled the number of empty shops, on the other hand it’s the emergence of suburbian mega malls and the Internet shopping boom. “Shopping experts warned that the high street will never be the same again.” UK-based Shopjacket claims to have a solution to the problem of empty shops on main streets. By using three-dimensional bespoke panels, the young company transforms unoccupied retail spaces into store fronts that look like they’re in use.Read more →
On his amazing City of Sound blog Dan Hill recently described a tour through a forest near Estonia’s capital Tallinn. What made this trip spectacular was Tetsuo Kondo’s suspended ramp that flows trough the 300-years old woods of Kadriorg. The ramp allows visitors to explore the forest from a totally different perspective as it adds a layer of experience to the landscape….Read more →