The Lampbrella is made from fiberglass and equipped with a rain and motion sensor that help to figure out when it needs to open and close the umbrella canopy. In case the Lampbrella fails to open there’s a button on the lamp post that can be used to open the canopy manually. Belyaev thinks that his creation can be useful anywhere in the city where many people walk, but specifically at places without canopies or large trees where you can hide from the rain.
The Old Walls Project features an amazing set of photo comparisons that show how street art around Milan has evolved over the past twenty years. Sometimes you can still see figments of what once was and at other times the whole thing looks exactly the same as it did two decades ago. Looking at how new artworks have been influenced by what previously was painted on the wall is very inspiring and finding comparisons between the two in theme and style is almost a game in itself.Read more →
I can’t help imagining a butterfly effect between the current spontaneous protests sweeping across Spain and the interventions by the Luzinterruptus collective. At least, I like the idea. Since 2008, the Madrid-based street art group has been acting “with the simple idea of focusing people’s attention by using light on problems that we found in the…Read more →
Controlling the weather and its phenomena has always been a deep desire and dream in people’s minds. How great would it be to order snow with your smartphone? London-based creative agency POKE made it possible!Read more →
Pachube, the online network for sharing of real-time data has come up with a plug-in for Google’s SketchUp. The plug-in connects the Internet of Things with the urban design process and enables SketchUp users to use real-time animated data while designing. Check out this page to learn more about connecting Pachube-enabled components inside SketchUp to…Read more →