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  • 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,[...]
  • Mouse bistro

  • If you live in Sweden and own a little house, make sure he visits the mouse bistro created by Anonymouse on the sidewalks of Malmö. It all started as a fun experiment with small scenes consisting of a nut shop, "Noix de vie", and the italian bistro "Il Topolino", on the corner of Bergsgatan and Almbacksgatan, but it [...]
  • Design Earth

  • Led by architects El Hadi Jazairy and Rania Ghosn, Design Earth is a collaborative practice that creates spectacular geographies, visualizing a range of aesthetic and political concerns for architecture and urbanism. Their last project Pacific Aquarium – presented at the Oslo Architecture Triennale – reflects on th[...]
  • 44 Flavours

  • Sebastian Bagge and Julio Rölle are the creative minds behind 44 Flavours, the German bureau that has been delivering installations, murals, illustrations and print projects around the world for over ten years. Their work comprises all kinds of media, from murals to posters, and painting to sculpture, and their dis[...]
  • Vasco Mourão, the originals

  • Portuguese artist Vasco Mourão presents new formats for his city illustrations, adding curves, wood, and fluid three dimensions. Well known for his pieces on daily magazines, his Originals bear the same formula: dense abstract urban settings, made only by using a black pen and a big dose of patience. "I draw cities[...]