These Quirky Mini Bikes Are Actually Stands For Larger Bikes

Japanese designer Yuma Kano has created a fun and quirky bike stand for Nemoto Shipyard, that stands out and is shaped like a mini bicycle. Named On Bicycle Stand, it was designed as a way to solve the problem of bikes being randomly placed on streets, sidewalks and in parking lots. Not only are they stands, but they are a simple visual sign that bikes can be stored in that area and when not in use, they become a tiny art installation. Continue reading »

“Fashion that’s Larger than Life”

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Natan Dvir, an Israeli photographer, focuses on the human aspects of political, social and cultural issues. For his “Coming Soon” series, Dvir says that in recent years, a kaleidoscopic net of huge billboards has enveloped the commercial hubs of New York. Seen here, a man looks at a Juicy Couture billboard while passing it on 52nd street close to 5th Avenue in New York, June 5, 2012. (Photo by Natan Dvir/Polaris) Continue reading »