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  • Stusu: rent an atelier around the world

  • Need a creative studio for a short period of time? Stusu is the first platform for artist studio sublets around the world. With tempting prices that range from 4 to 40 dollars of rent per day, you might find yourself at ease within the familiar environment of an artist's atelier. You own a pretty studio but you liv[...]
  • Skatepark by Gue

  • The skatepark project designed by street artist Gue – famous for his playgrounds interventions – is part of “Subsidenze”, an annual event dedicated to public art in the city of Ravenna, northern Italy. The skatepark is nestled in a newly refurbished urban area, close to the historic center of Ravenna, a recreationa[...]
  • Mapping hipsters around the world

  • Hoodmaps is a crowdsourced map that divides cities into hipsters, tourists, rich, normies, suits and university areas. The site is a playing tool, where you can “colour” the areas of a certain city that responds to one of the mentioned areas, in addition you can also tag with names or short description. The result [...]
  • Agoraphobic photo traveller

  • The marvels of traveling could turn into a true nightmare if you suffer from any kind of anxiety disorder. Agoraphobic Jacqui Kenny is one of them, and she managed to turn her "limitation" into something notable, almost universal. Based in London, she prefers to move within her comfort area, but still dreams of ope[...]
  • Salone Days: Hermès pimps up the wall

  • At the Milan Design Week, even your local bakery might suddently feature a five-star design interior. In the Brera Design District Hermès has taken over some very unexpected places, with its "wallpaper guerrilla".  The French maison applied the new paper collections on some of the most symbolic local walls – be it [...]
  • Otra Nation, the ultimate frontier

  • Otra Nation is a proposal for a regenerative co-nation shared by citizens of both Mexico and the United Stated: a resilient response to the current issues surrounding the border, through the creation of the world’s first regenerative open co-nation. The project has been submitted to both governments by MADE collect[...]
  • Treepedia

  • The MIT Senseable City Lab presents the project Treepedia, a study platform which measures the amounts of green in several cities around the world, more specifically the green canopy cover. “Rather than count the individual number of trees, we’ve developed a scaleable and universally applicable method by analyzing [...]
  • Sad Topographies

  • “Somewhere to go, when you’re feeling low” is the mission of Sad Topographies, an Instagram hit created by Australian artist Damien Rudd, who works and lives in Amsterdam. He collects map views of places around the world named after blue feelings, or obscure facts. USA, Canada, Antarctica and Australia complete the[...]
  • Distorted cityscapes by Víctor Enrich

  • Well known for his strained architecture, artist and photographer Víctor Enrich released new works on distorted cityscapes. Touching contemporary social and political issues, he creates realistic scenarios of absurd or paradoxical situations. His work uses urban ‘intervention’ as a mean of social transformation: fr[...]
  • Open call: one week left for Detroit Dlectricity

  • After three years, the city of Detroit turns on the lights on Detroit Dlectricity 2017, a major light-based art and technology festival. The open call is still open: one week left to get your applications submitted. The previous editions in 2012 and 2014 featured over 35 world-renowned and emerging artists whose cutt[...]
  • Do-it-yourself city mapping

  • Architects and urban planners, lo and behold! Berkley PhD candidate for urban planning Geoff Boeing came up with a do-it-yourself open source city mapping tool that improves mapping visualization. As explained in his dissertation, he observed the limitations to the current urban planning street / network analysis l[...]
  • Spray floors

  • Javier de Riba is a creative Catalan designer that launched a low-cost urban project to improve poor and abandoned places. His spray floors, from the #floorsproject, are painted on pre-exhisting tiles and floorings that need an upgrade. He started in 2015 and now his collection has increased to all sorts of places,[...]