SkyCycle is a futuristic concept that will radically change how people bike in London. Created through a collaboration between Exterior Architecture, Foster + Partners, and Space Syntax, the elevated bike network was developed as a way to provide safe bicycle routes throughout the city.
According to the project statement, "[London's] transport network is at capacity and faces the challenge…
We live in a world that devours information at an increasing speed. With the emergence of cell phones and the irrefutable success of social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, we are constantly glued to our personal screens in search of more information. We're even starting to see more screens surface in public areas to draw our attention and feed our thirst for info. Soon, we'll…
Just a couple days ago, we featured some new work by the world's most famous street artist, Banksy. Turns out, he actually went on a tear and put up a few more pieces in London. It's astounding that we still don't know Banksy's true identity considering the fact that he's using the walls of a major…
Artist Miss Bugs has created some fascinating new cut out prints as part of her "Cut Out + Fade Out" series found in London. The images seem to eerily emerge from the environment they've been placed into and blend in well with the background, meeting up with specific lines and colors. When seen in the studio before their installation, the… Continue
Though we hadn't heard from elusive street artist Banksy in a little while, it should come as no surprise that his latest piece would be for the "Occupy" movement. Popping up at St. Paul’s Cathedral for Occupy London, this brand new sculpture features a panhandling Rich “Uncle” Pennybags on a make-believe Monopoly board. According to Demotix, it was created "as a show of… Continue
Gavin Hammond is a music producer, cartoonist, poet, folk musician, filmmaker and Lomographer from London. His various creative pursuits all share a certain dreamy, dark, beautiful and yet ironic quality, and express (in many ways) what the Portuguese know as Saudade - a yearning for things that have not happened yet.
When he's not staring out the window contemplating the cruel ironies of… Continue
The excitement is building! Can you believe that we're now less than one year away from the start of the 2012 Olympic Games? London has already started the final countdown with "One year to go" celebrations throughout the city. (The Games will begin July 27, 2012.) According to CNN, "14,700… Continue
You saw Stella Im Hultberg's sneak peek sketches, now see the completed paintings come to life! London Miles gallery sent us over some newly released images for their upcoming show. Starting March 11th, Stella Im Hultberg (who we absolutely love and who we interviewed… Continue
In most cities, you want to keep your head up and eyes peeled or you might miss something interesting. In the Fashion District of Milan, however, it would be understandable if you choose to stare at the ground. The reason being - these awesome manhole covers by artist Shepard Fairey, Invader, London Police, Flying Fortress and Rendo.…
World renowned artist Zaha Hadid recently completed a school in Brixton, south London that features a bright red running track that flows right through it. Designed for ARK Education, the Evelyn Grace Academy is organized into four smaller schools that share outdoor spaces and facilities.
The Academy offers a learning environment that engages students… Continue
If Tim Burton owned a restaurant, we imagine it would look something like this. Located in London, HEL YES! is a temporary, gothic-styled pop-up restaurant and exhibition that features the best in Finnish food and design. Bridging the gap between the past and the present, Finland’s world class design houses Iittala and Artek have created exclusive customized furniture… Continue
Is it just me, or does this building look like it's about to eat a smaller building? Perhaps it was inspired by Pac-Man...
Designed by Daneshgar Architects, the Iranian Embassy in England will be a six-story marble and stone structure featuring irregular windows and sharp, clean lines. Located on a street corner in London, the jutting corner of the building… Continue
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Designed by Jason Bruges Studio, Pixel Cloud is an eight-story tall 3D matrix of light globes suspended in the North Atrium of the Allen & Overy Building in London. The spacing between these globes is in response to the architectural grid of the Foster and Partners building, and the chandelier reacts in real-time to changes in environmental conditions. The installation was…
Today I checked out e-architect and saw this elegant street development by London's Studio Seilern Architects on an extremely challenging site base (424 sq m). They are given a space where it is wrapped around with 3 buildings from the 60's, forming a hole that creates the issue of not receiving natural lights at the bottom. Studio… Continue
Street artist Roa has been smashing it worldwide lately and he did not disappoint at his highly anticipated UK solo debut which opened in London last week at Pure Evil Gallery. Amazingly creative, Roa's paintings are found on items with moving parts and multiple layers of overlaying painting surfaces.
ROA started painting abandoned buildings and warehouses in…
The description of how this film was made really caught my interest:
Project London is an independent, no-budget, feature-length, live action movie with vivid, intense, and marrow-vibrating visual effects and animations created with the open source software Blender (and other…Continue