Envisioned by KNQ Associates, this vivid apartment is located in Singapore. Upon entry, the first thing you might notice is the blue of the metal cladding the walls that extend around the corner to the living area. The material like concrete, cement screed and bricks (white-washed and stripped down) used in the room makes you fell like you are walking on street. And there is even a street lamp post which lends a whimsical touch to the ‘al-fresco cafe’ dining corner while the graphical patterns on the rug in front of the sofa remind one of a collage of ceramic tiles on the floor. Besides the unusual street-feeling, the wall storage system is kind eye-catching design of this room. You will find various shape and color combination of these storage designs. Check the photos below, you can find many other interesting designing elements in this apartment.
Seoul, South Korea, is a vibrant and colorful city. But, during the annual 3 week monsoon season, Seoul’s energy and color disappear under the dark cloud and people staying indoors. To brighten up the gloomy streets, a team of designers and art directors teamed up with PANTONE to launch a wonderful street art project titled ‘Project Monsoon’. Using hydrochromic paint—a type of paint that changes from transparent to opaque when it gets wet, the team paint some colorful murals inspired by South Korean culture which emphasizes “the importance of the flow of the river”. These exuberant pieces are then unexpectedly unveiled as rain falls from the cheerless gray sky and the water droplets come in contact with the ground. So when the mosoon season comes, the residents of Seoul can have something to look forward to whenever they find themselves reaching for their umbrellas.
Italian street artist Caiffa Cosimo, creates a fantastic series of street art murals that interact with their surroundings, seeming to leap off of the walls and invade our world in an amusing and mischievous way. Depicting such images as a round-faced man pouring paint on the ground, an attractive woman lifting the sidewalk to sip the liquid beneath, and a mustachioed man continuing the lines of the crosswalk with a paint roller.
Since 2001, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and charcoal. These playful street art cleverly interact with found objects and the surrounding environment, such as sidewalk cracks, bricks walls, street lamps, and flower petals, adding a delightful sense of 3D to the lively illustrations.
Take a look at Zinn’s previous work we featured on site.