15 Inhumane Ways Cities Are Preventing The Homeless From Sleeping In Public Places

You’ve Got To Be The Worst Kind Of Heartless Twat If You Can Go Around Slashing Homeless People’s Tents
15 Inhumane Ways Cities Are Preventing The Homeless From Sleeping In Public Places
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Let us introduce you to something called “hostile architecture” – a design strategy that aims to manipulate peoples’ behavior through certain design elements. One of the most widely used elements of hostile architecture is the so-called “anti-homeless spikes” – metal or stone studs on ledges and steps that are embedded to prevent the homeless from sleeping there. Continue reading »

Artist Built The City Of ‘Salem’s Lot’ As A Tribute To Stephen King’s Great Novel

Artist Built The City Of ‘Salem’s Lot’ As A Tribute To Stephen King’s Great Novel

According to Kassiopeya: “With my latest model “Nightfall in the Lot” I return one more time to the literary world of Stephen King. This time I decided to realize “Salem’s Lot”, one of the very few highly praised classics of the vampire genre. Continue reading »

“Cats And The City”: Russian Artist Imagines A World Where Humans Live Among Giant Cats

"Cats And The City": Russian Artist Imagines A World Where Humans Live Among Giant Cats

Andrey Scherbak is a creative director of the Moscow advertising agency. It will probably take you a few seconds to understand that the photos there are not quite ordinary. On them Andrey and cats, who are several times larger than him, against the background of urban and not very urban landscapes. Continue reading »

Open Up Your Umbrella To See Beautiful 360° Photography With The Panorella

Open Up Your Umbrella To See Beautiful 360° Photography With The Panorella

Japanese creative lab and agency PARTY, however, is now embracing a new trend of 360-degree photography by offering a service that allows you to decorate the interior of your umbrella with your own 360-degree photos in gorgeous quality. Continue reading »

Australian Photographer Pat Kay Captures Magical And Cinematic Photos Of Japan

Australian Photographer Pat Kay Captures Magical And Cinematic Photos Of Japan

Amazing street photos in Japan by Pat Kay, a multi-talented photographer, drone pilot, and adventurer from Sydney, Australia. Pat specializes in travel and landscape photography. He shoots also a lot of street photography and cityscapes. Kay recently visited Japan to capture spectacular street landscapes. Continue reading »

Photographer Kris Provoost Captures Futuristic Chinese Megapolis Where Vertical Infrastructure Clashes With Local Traditions On The Riverbanks

Photographer Kris Provoost Captures Futuristic Chinese Megapolis Where Vertical Infrastructure Clashes With Local Traditions On The Riverbanks

In 1968, China embarked on a journey of reform that saw its once closed-off Communist society open-up to the rapidly globalizing world around it. This transformation of mentality, economics, and culture was set to transform the People’s Republic of China into a modern superpower. Continue reading »

Photographer Yann Philippe Captures The Beauty Of Madrid In Fantastic Infrared

Photographer Yann Philippe Captures The Beauty Of Madrid In Fantastic Infrared

According to Yann Philippe: “Being in Madrid for several days for a retouching masterclass, I wandered the city and tried to capture its atmosphere while following the places where vegetation led me. Continue reading »

Photograher Captures Photos From The Highest Places In Tokyo Show The Beauty Of The City

Photograher Captures Photos From The Highest Places In Tokyo Show The Beauty Of The City

According to Davide Sasso (previously): “My name is Davide Sasso and photography is one of my passions. At the end of last year, I went to Tokyo fulfilling one of my biggest dreams. Continue reading »

“Urban Deer Of Nara”: A Photo Series By Yoko Ishii Documents The Free-Ranging Urban Deers In Japan

"Urban Deer Of Nara": A Photo Series By Yoko Ishii Documents The Free-Ranging Urban Deers In Japan

This is completely true, even though it looks like a staged or Photoshopped scenes – it’s not! Amazingly, in Nara, Japan, Sika deer live freely among humans in an urban populated city. They’re sacred and protected by law and free to roam within the man-made architecture, cars, and people. Continue reading »

35 Perfect Reasons To Love New Yorker Cartoons

35 Perfect Reasons To Love New Yorker Cartoons

If you spend any time on Instagram or Facebook, New Yorker Cartoons is a great follow for a daily chuckle/smirk/snort. The single panel comics are a permanent fixture in the magazine as well as online and despite being around well before the Internet, their format works perfectly in today’s endlessly scrolling feeds.

Below you will find 35 of the most loved New Yorker cartoons shared online in the past couple years, enjoy. Continue reading »

“Tokyo Dream Distance”: Photographer Davide Sasso Captures Surreal Photos Of Tokyo In Dark Neon

"Tokyo Dream Distance": Photographer Davide Sasso Captures Surreal Photos Of Tokyo In Dark Neon

According to Davide Sasso (previously): “I’m Davide Sasso and this is my project titled ‘Tokyo Dream Distance’ where I tried to capture the surreal beauty of Tokyo at night with my camera.

Visiting Japan has been a dream of mine since I was a child and I finally managed to fulfill it recently. I’ve spent about two weeks in Tokyo, but I wish it had been more than that. I visited the main districts and took pictures there. I photographed mainly at night when all the lights come on in the city. I particularly enjoy the rainy days when the lights reflect and create wonderful colors. Continue reading »

Futuristic Views Of Singapore Through The Lens Of Photographer Ellis Anton

Futuristic Views Of Singapore Through The Lens Of Photographer Ellis Anton

Welcome to Ellis Anton’s universe. In his Instagram gallery, the photographer exhibits “scenes from an imaginary film”. Through his lens, Singapore evolves, and become a futuristic and fascinating city, evoking the aesthetics of Blade Runner. Continue reading »

Extreme Hipsters: People Who Took Hipsterism To A Whole New Level

Extreme Hipsters: People Who Took Hipsterism To A Whole New Level

If you think you can out-hipster these people, then you’re probably wrong. These are no regular hipsters, these people have taken hipsterism to a whole new level. Continue reading »

“Reading The Road”: River Of 11,000 Glowing Books Flows Down City Street

"Reading The Road": River Of 11,000 Glowing Books Flows Down City Street

Thousands of books spanned from sidewalk to sidewalk in Ann Arbor’s Literature vs Traffic installation, creating a space for quiet reflection on the value of pedestrian-friendly public spaces and the absence of noise pollution. The intersection of Liberty and State, a major juncture in this college town, was closed down for a day and night to allow the work to be deployed and enjoyed. Continue reading »

“Elevations & Avenues”: Aesthetic New York Streetscapes By Matt Petosa

"Elevations & Avenues": Aesthetic New York Streetscapes By Matt Petosa

Amazing street scenes by Matt Petosa, a talented photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer based in New York, USA. Matt focuses on street photography and urban landscapes in exquisite detail. He explores New York to capture spectacular cinematic street photos. Continue reading »

Stunning Pictures Show What Traffic Jams Looked Like In The Past

Traffic on Regent Circus, now known as Oxford Circus, 1888
Stunning Pictures Show What Traffic Jams Looked Like In The Past

Traffic jam has always been a problem so far, and hard to have a completely solution to solve. Take to look at these pictures to see what traffic jams looked like in the past. Continue reading »

Photographer Christopher Soukup Captures Mysterious And Cinematic Nights In California

Photographer Christopher Soukup Captures Mysterious And Cinematic Nights In California

Photographer Christopher Soukup’s «Cinematic» series immerses us into the dark, hazy world of Californian nights with a retro style filter emphasizing the dramatic effect of these sceneries. These images can actually be seen as pieces of «never made movies», according to the artist. Continue reading »

Before And After Photos Show The Power Of Art To Transform Boring Buildings

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If you look around you, you’ll realize the world is filled with empty canvases. Art can be created onto any platform. Every town is filled with empty walls that are often overlooked. Fortunately for us, every society has a handful of artists who have the creative eye to transform all these blank boring walls into something exciting to look at. They’re determined to turn the world into a public art gallery and so far it looks like they’re succeeding.

Check out some of the amazing street art transformations below. We’ve provided a before photo for each one just so you can see how drastic the transformation was. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Captures Urban City Scenes In Stunning Melancholic Artworks

Russian Artist Captures Urban City Scenes In Stunning Melancholic Artworks

Meet Andrey Surnov, an artist with unique style, based in Moscow, Russia. Just sit back, relax and enjoy. Continue reading »

“Initiation Into Nothingness”: A Separate Reality And Dreamy Otherworlds In Incredible Artworks By Alex Andreev

"Initiation Into Nothingness": A Separate Reality And Dreamy Otherworlds In Incredible Artworks By Alex Andreev

Alexey Andreev (b. 1972) is a Russian artist, lives and works in Saint-Petersburg, and he is one of my favorite illustrators ever. Just sit back, relax and enjoy. Continue reading »

French Artist Thierry Cohen Imagines What Cities Would Look Like If Lit Only By The Stars

French Artist Thierry Cohen Imagines What Cities Would Look Like If Lit Only By The Stars
Shanghai 31° 14′ 39” N 2012-03-19 Lst 14:42 Thierry Cohen/Danziger Gallery

Carl Sagan once said anything shining in the night sky does so because of distant nuclear fusion. The physics involved are awesome, and so too are the billions and billions of stars seen from here on Earth. But with every passing day, increasing light and air pollution from growing cities diminishes our ability to observe the cosmos. Continue reading »

“Midnight Gothic”: Photographer Elsa Bleda Captures South African Johannesburg In Neon Nightscapes

"Midnight Gothic": Photographer Elsa Bleda Captures South African Johannesburg In Neon Nightscapes

South Africa-based photographer and visual artist Elsa Bleda (previously) explores the night in different cities across the globe to capture hauntingly beautiful images. Continue reading »