Category Archives: Europe

The Original Cool

I was tickled to see that the Netherlands Board of Tourism has revived its 2013 “Original Cool” travel marketing campaign. The three new episodes, which will once again be hosted by Mr. Cool himself, Pim de Koel, are target at … Continue reading

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Kiev Renaissance

While most of the world has been attending to the conflict between Putin’s puppets and Ukrainians struggling for some semblance of self-determination, the gifted French street artist Seth GlobePainter and his Ukrainian friend Alexsey Kislow decided to enliven Kiev with … Continue reading

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Supplementary Banksy

After his controversial residency in NYC last Autumn and a rejuvenating sabbatical in the Seycelles , Banksy has surfaced with two new and very different pieces. The first appeard in Cheltenham, England (coincidentally near the British Government Communications HQ) depicting … Continue reading

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Metro Maps Harmonized

  Belgrade-born, Paris-based architect and map designer Jug Cerovic has created a brilliant system called !NAT which harmonizes transport network maps from around the world with unifying principles. Cerovic’s clever maps are easy to read and navigate, with crowded city … Continue reading

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Don’t Be One (possibly nsfw)

We’ve shared some clever public transit poster campaigns from around the world that aim to diminish anti-social behaviors which can put a damper on riding public transportation. The folks at the Poke in the UK have taken the concept to … Continue reading

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The Goldfinch

London-based street artist ATM has created a moving series of wall paintings around the British capital depicting once common birds that are now endangered or missing in Britain.  

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Back In Business

To promote its re-opening on Saturday, the Parc Zoologique de Paris placed these faux animal crates near popular city landmarks and tourist sites. The zoo, which has been closed for extensive renovations, is situated in the Bois de Vincennes in … Continue reading

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More Mischief

  Recently we featured artist Etienne Lavie’s cheeky OMG Who Stole My Ad? project in which he surreptitiously replaced public advertising in Paris ¬†with images of classical paintings. Now he’s moved on to Milan with more of the same mischief.

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Tokyo Reversed

I don’t know if I would have the patience or discipline to watch the entire 9 hour version of Tokyo Reverse, but the 5 minute trailer is captivating. The clip is a preview for an amazing film that aired on … Continue reading

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Paris 1900 – 2014

The clever folk at the website Golem 13 have created a marvelous set of photomontages that marry images from vintage Paris postcards with the same contemporary scenes photographed last month. You can see the complete series of images here. all … Continue reading

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