Category Archives: Europe

Bike or Die Trying

French graphic designer Ladislas Chachignot has a passion for travel, biking and illustration. The Aix-en-Provence-based artist has combined all three in his crazy cool project “Easy Rider”. He created the series of illustrations set in eight locations around the world … Continue reading

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Life in Miniature

If you have ever hiked, biked, or driven through Norway’s magnificent fjord country, then you know that the towering mountain routes provide an otherworldly perspective on the boats, buildings, vehicles, and people below. Amsterdam-based videographer/designer/musician Martijn Dooland’s trippy time-lapse/tilt-shift video … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Brunch

The concept of “doing brunch” seems to be the quintessential urban pastime. Madrid-based illustrator Bea Crespo and photographer Andrea Portoles have collaborated on a marvelously whimsical project called “Brunch City”, which uses popular foods to celebrate the special cultural connection … Continue reading

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Street Art With Occasional Satellite

The British street artist known as INSA has earned some renown for his brilliant GIF-ITI mural pieces. You can see some of his very cool work below and on his tumblr. But he has upped his game big time with … Continue reading

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French Kiss

Within 24 hours of the horrific terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, a group of Parisian artists came together to create a memorial mural at the Palais de Tokyo contemporary art museum in Paris. Calling themselves “French Kiss”, the collective (which … Continue reading

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Lost in the Train Station

This charming short animated video titled “Lost in the Train Station”¬†was created by the Barcelona graphic design studio Hey and Yago Busquets.

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Alice Through The Looking Glass

How paradoxical that this astonishing mural project is on the wall of an abandoned school in South Shields, England. The incredible painting, a collaborative work by street artists Irony and Frank Styles, depicts Alice from Lewis Carroll’s classic novel. Part … Continue reading

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The Final Test of Truth Is Ridicule

Today I wish that I could be in Paris to participate in the march commemorating the victims of this week’s terror attacks. I’m sure that many, if not most of you, feel the same way. But it’s even more important … Continue reading

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Paper People

I first stumbled upon some of French street artist Charles Leval’s (aka Levalet) imaginative paste-ups of black and white figures last year in Paris. Thanks to TBTP reader Maria Milan, here’s a series of his reading related pieces. Some were … Continue reading

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Paris, Je T’aime

 

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