Tag Archives: Lyon

Bringing Books To The Readers

The public library in Brest, France has launched its first Bibliambule. This hammock-equipped, bookmobile scooter is designed to make reading fun this summer for the Brestois. Created by Z’Ambules of Paris, the clever scooters are already in use in by libraries in … Continue reading

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Globoscope

Globoscope is an immersive traveling installation of sound actuated luminous spheres. Created by the Grenoble-based “artistic laboratory” of Collectif Coin, the peripatetic show originally launched in Lyon last year, moved to the Licht festival in Ghent, Belgium, and most recently … Continue reading

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Gone Underground

Photographer François Sola has created a very cool series of minimally animated gifs based on the concept of the cinegraph, where a detailis given repetitive motion. “Metrologif” captures tiny moments on the Lyon, France Metro.

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My Kind of Mayor

I recently heard about  an interesting initiative by the French railway company SNCF. To celebrate its new high-speed line direct from Lyons to Brussels, SNCF recently set up a giant cube to introduce the citizens of Lyons to Belgium’s capital … Continue reading

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Some Favorite Places

While we take a little travel break we thought that you might be distracted by some of our favorite bookshops. This sample is completely random and in no order whatsoever. People often ask me to choose a favorite bookstore, but … Continue reading

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