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Wild At Heart: Masking tape typography

April 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

New work from Anna Garforth (previously). This piece was created in rural Catalunya, northern Spain using masking tape and utilzing a wire fence as a grid.

 

 



Art

Writing on the Water

April 2, 2011

Christopher Jobson

New work from artist Guildor who set these foam phrases afloat in public river-ways in Milan and Treviso. In order they read “happiness happens” and “think thoughtless” (and “love”). (via juxtapoz

 

 



Design

Escape Machines

March 25, 2011

Christopher Jobson

DDB Paris created these interactive “Escape Machines” for the French travel company Voyages SNCF. The black, monolithic cubes were installed conspicuously in highly-trafficked public places, the only visible prompt a small red button. As a random person approaches they are asked by a mechanized voice from within the box where they would travel to if they could leave immediately, the button is pressed and hilarity ensues. The person is even presented with an enormous faux ticket to their destination.

 

 



Art

Scott Beseler

March 25, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Absolutely loving this series of anthropomorphic street fixtures by Scott Beseler out of Covington, Kentucky.

 

 



Art

Julien Vallée

March 20, 2011

Christopher Jobson

An awesome paper sculpture by Montréal-based art director Julien Vallée made for the 2008 Illustrative Zürich festival. (via coudal)

 

 



Design

Double Happiness Billboard Swing Set

March 18, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Architect Didier Faustino created this epic swing set out of a converted advertising billboard for the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Bi-City Biennial of Urbanism and Architecture.

Double Happiness responds to the society of materialism where individual desires seem to be prevailing over all. This nomad piece of urban furniture allows the reactivation of different public spaces and enables inhabitants to reappropriate fragments of their city. They will both escape and dominate public space through a game of equilibrium and desequilibrium. By playing this “risky” game, and testing their own limits, two persons can experience together a new perception of space and recover an awareness of the physical world.

(via brokencitylab)

 

 



Art

HOT TEA

March 10, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Work from Minneapolis street art duo HOTTEA, who decided to explore alternate avenues of guerilla art after being arrested for spray-paint graffiti. Via mplsart.com:

The HOTTEA project developed after a trip to jail, but it was also heavily inspired by past experiences: A grandmother teaching the skill of knitting, anti-gay bullying from kids at school, and, most importantly, the relationships that that were developed along the way — negative, or positive. HOTTEA explains, “The HOTTEA project embodies the similarities and differences in all of us. I wanted to base the project off an idea that had room for growth. We are always growing as people and the dynamic between people gives endless possibilities.”

See more of their yarn bombing work on Flickr. (via unurth)

 

 

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