Street art

London’s Bold and Bright Wahaca Restaurant Is Built from 8 Shipping Containers

London’s Bold and Bright Wahaca Restaurant Is Built from 8 Shipping Containers

The busy Southbank Center is abuzz with traffic from the visitors checking out the nearby Blackfriars Solar Bridge and Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden, making it the perfect place for a pop-up. Diners can

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French Artist Globepainter Travels The World Creating His Locally Inspired Street Art

French Artist Globepainter Travels The World Creating His Locally Inspired Street Art

Part of Globepainter's success is due to his work with the documentary series Les Nouveux Explorateurs, which brought him to all corners of the world to draw inspiration and paint. The Globepainter

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Madamoiselle Maurice’s Unique Urban Origami Brightens Up The Streets Of Vietnam and Hong Kong

Madamoiselle Maurice’s Unique Urban Origami Brightens Up The Streets Of Vietnam and Hong Kong

Prior to taking off for Asia, Mademoiselle Maurice cut and folded hundreds of origami shapes in her Paris studio. The tiny delicate paper components were carefully folded into origami stars, roses,

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Artist ‘My Dog Sighs’ Upcycles Cans into Street Art That People Can Take Home

Artist ‘My Dog Sighs’ Upcycles Cans into Street Art That People Can Take Home

My Dog Sighs begins by upcycling the can into a usable painting surface, crushing the metal so that the can’s bottom is flattened out. The flat base then dictates the shape of the delicate faces he

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Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic has been transforming the streets of Penang, Malaysia with a brilliant series of interactive murals. These four inspiring designs created within the last month combine

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Cute Urban Greenhouses Protect Wild Plants That Spring Up on City Sidewalks

Cute Urban Greenhouses Protect Wild Plants That Spring Up on City Sidewalks

Wild urban vegetation is often ignored, so art students Audrey Charré, Clémentine Schmidt and Luc Beaussart came up with these cute 'Urban Greenhouses' to honor plants growing in cracks in buildings or

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Mobile Art: Breakwater Middle Schoolers Team up with Tim Clorius to Paint Old School Buses

Mobile Art: Breakwater Middle Schoolers Team up with Tim Clorius to Paint Old School Buses

International aerosol artist Tim Clorius and students at the  Breakwater middle in Portland, Maine have conspired to transform two old school buses into works of art. Inspired by a lecture on street art

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Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

The prolific designer Sebastián Errázuriz has transformed some regular streets into anti-capitalist works of art using only a brush and some white paint. Since wowing us with his elaborate Magistral

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Artist Evol Transforms Discarded Cardboard Boxes Into Intricate Portraits of Urbanity

Artist Evol Transforms Discarded Cardboard Boxes Into Intricate Portraits of Urbanity

Evol draws inspiration from the suggested history of the tattered, used pieces of cardboard and scrap metal that he creates his work upon. The printed words, colored stains or weathered splotches are all

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Shelley Miller’s Historical Murals Are Made From Sugar!

Shelley Miller’s Historical Murals Are Made From Sugar!

Using sugar cake icing, Miller replicates the images of historical Portuguese tiles, azulejo ceramic tiles, and even street art. Inspired by calligraphy, arabesques, ancient mosaics, mosque architecture,

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Paige Smith’s Paper Geodes Add Sparkle to Nondescript Los Angeles Buildings

Paige Smith’s Paper Geodes Add Sparkle to Nondescript Los Angeles Buildings

Paige Smith prefers to express her point of view through 3D paper sculptures instead of traditional paint. Her finished works represent mineral formations like crystals, quartz, and especially geodes. But

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Coca-Cola’s Graffiti Hits Historic New Orleans Neighborhoods Ahead of Final Four

Coca-Cola’s Graffiti Hits Historic New Orleans Neighborhoods Ahead of Final Four

Apparently Coca-Cola is really into New Orleans lassez-faire lifestyle, so much so that they decided to cover the sidewalks of the historic French Quarter and Treme neighborhoods with company logos as

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Anna Garforth’s Phenomenal Green Graffiti Art is Made Out of Moss

Anna Garforth’s Phenomenal Green Graffiti Art is Made Out of Moss

The Big Bang explosion of moss appeared at the Russian Club in the UK, which hosted the W Project - a celebration of female artists. The circular patches of moss depict mother earth as a seed shattering

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New Origami Graffiti Art Might Be a Banksy Original!

New Origami Graffiti Art Might Be a Banksy Original!

Finding a new Banksy piece is like opening a long-awaited birthday present, so you can imagine our delight when we got wind that the world's most beloved graffiti artist might be trying his hand at

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Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman Uses a Broom to Scrawl Caligraffiti on the Streets of Singapore

Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman Uses a Broom to Scrawl Caligraffiti on the Streets of Singapore

The streets of Singapore have been given the caligraffiti treatment by Dutch artist Niels 'Shoe' Meulman, who uses only a broom and water to create beautiful, temporary graffiti. As part of his "Upside

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Knitta Please’s Magda Sayeg Is Covering the World in Yarn!

Knitta Please’s Magda Sayeg Is Covering the World in Yarn!

Way back in October 2005, Sayeg founded Knitta Please, a collective of yarn bombers who set to work covering mundane urban objects like parking meters, street signs and lamp posts with colorful yarn.

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Abandoned Buildings Given a Literal “Face” Lift By Russian Street Artist Nomerz

Abandoned Buildings Given a Literal “Face” Lift By Russian Street Artist Nomerz

Talk about a "face" lift! Making waves with his street art that transforms enormous abandoned structures into giant portraits, Russian artist Nikita Nomerz uses details already present at the sites he

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PICS: Inhabitat’s Crazy, Colorful and Beautiful Eco-Art Picks From the Montreal Museum of Art

PICS: Inhabitat’s Crazy, Colorful and Beautiful Eco-Art Picks From the Montreal Museum of Art

Claude Cormier’s colorful “Heads of Christ” is a dream collage for kids of all ages. Using old stuffed animals, the artist has created a massive plush carpet that spans an entire room. Faces of

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Strook’s Reverse Moss Graffiti Mural Emerges from a Wall of the STUK Arts Centre In Belgium

Strook’s Reverse Moss Graffiti Mural Emerges from a Wall of the STUK Arts Centre In Belgium

The Belgian artists was commissioned by De Invasie and STUK as part of a larger exhibition on sustainable living. A wall along a staircase leading into the centre was covered with moss and Strook used it

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Eve Mosher’s Insert ____ Here Art Project Points To Climate Change Solutions

Eve Mosher’s Insert ____ Here Art Project Points To Climate Change Solutions

Vacant lots littered with trash. Streets that lack bike lanes. We've all passed urban spaces that are in need of some sprucing up, and artist Eve Mosher and 350.org have come up with a bold, graphic way

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Gorgeous Green-Roofed Marcel Sembat School Completed in France

Gorgeous Green-Roofed Marcel Sembat School Completed in France

Architecture firm Archi5 has updated six workshop buildings originally built between 1930 and 1960. In addition to these renovations, the new design includes dormitories, staff accommodations, a

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Colorful and Quirky Tree Planter Art Brightens Up Toronto’s Streets

Colorful and Quirky Tree Planter Art Brightens Up Toronto’s Streets

Tree planters are often placed on the streets with good intentions of adding a necessary boost of green space, yet they can often become neglected within large sprawling cities where no one takes direct

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Artist EVOL’s Rural City Installation Tops Off a Scale Community with a Green “Roof”

Artist EVOL’s Rural City Installation Tops Off a Scale Community with a Green “Roof”

EVOL along with a his friends and helpers worked for 8 days cutting away at the meadow where they then buttressed the walls with particle-board sheets -- and in true EVOL style -- cut and paste his

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NeSpoon’s Delicate Doily Art Adorns a Stretch of the Baltic’s Oak Beach

NeSpoon’s Delicate Doily Art Adorns a Stretch of the Baltic’s Oak Beach

NeSpoon's installation drew in plenty of curious eyes who even took pictures of and with the installations. Fixed to everything from broken tree branches to rocks and more, visitors to the beach turned

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1970s Berlin Restaurant Transformed into Graffiti Art Tower

1970s Berlin Restaurant Transformed into Graffiti Art Tower

A tower restaurant built back in the 70s in Berlin has recently gotten an urban street-inspired face lift! The retro eatery, known by Berliners as the "Bierpinsel" (Beer Brush), no longer serves food with

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Guerilla Knitting Documentary Explores the Origins of Yarn Graffiti

Guerilla Knitting Documentary Explores the Origins of Yarn Graffiti

From crocheted cars to potholes repaired with colorful bursts of yarn, guerilla knitting has become a daily sighting on the streets and all over the web. The yarn graffiti movement has reached worldwide

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GUERILLA STREET ART: Amazing Scratched Building Portraits

GUERILLA STREET ART: Amazing Scratched Building Portraits

A street artist since he was 13, Farto is also known as Vhils and began his career painting trains on a railway line near his home in Seixal. Farto has traveled all over Europe and even into the US to

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Juliana Santacruz Herrera “Repairs” Paris Potholes With Cheery Renegade Knitting

Juliana Santacruz Herrera “Repairs” Paris Potholes With Cheery Renegade Knitting

Street art has had an upswing of popularity in the past few years, often coming off more as vandalism or graffiti than art. But Herrera’s street pieces are undeniably beautiful. Using the pale grey

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Artist Ben Wilson Uses Old Chewing Gum to Beautify Sidewalks

Artist Ben Wilson Uses Old Chewing Gum to Beautify Sidewalks

Mr. Wilson has been featured on BBC and a variety of other British media outlets for his meticulous works on chewing gum. Once he's set his sights on a sidewalk, he doesn't pass up a potential canvas,

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Street Swings Are a Great Way to Spruce Up Sidewalks

Street Swings Are a Great Way to Spruce Up Sidewalks

You know what the problem with sidewalks is? Aside from the concrete, it's that they're boring. Seeking to add some life to the drab grey pedestrian paths, artists Akay and Peter went around Stockholm,

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