“Nightshift”: An Illuminated Glimpse Into Shanghai’s Late Night Shops And Stalls

Cities are defined by their people, architecture and culture, and the series Nightshift by photographer Florian W. Mueller encapsulates all three. Steering clear of the glitz and glamour of Shanghai, Mueller takes us through the quiet side streets of the city, capturing vendors manning their stores and kiosks that are open late into the night. Under the neon lights, he shows the mind-boggling variety or merchandise being sold in these shops, ranging from fruit, toys, clothes or even curtains. It’s an interesting and authentic portrait of Shanghai, and how life goes on in this dynamic city after dark. Continue reading »

A Fake ‘Black Mirror’ Shop Has Appeared As If By Magic In London

Nothing and nobody can escape the Black Mirror phenomenon, not even the streets of the British capital. Near Old Street station in the heart of London, a strange shop has unexpectedly appeared. Its name? Tucker’s Newsagent & Games. If that doesn’t mean much to you, its shop window should ring a few bells, as it features a ton of artefacts which make reference to Charlie Brooker’s anthology, especially the “Bandersnatch” episode which was recently released on Netflix. Continue reading »