PARK(ing) Day Turns Parking Spaces Into Parklets

September 18, 2015


What began in 2005 as a local art project designed to call attention to the need for more open urban social spaces, PARK(ing) Day has become an annual global event which now engages local communities in rethinking the way they Read More...

Nature Reflected in Artist’s Digital Billboard Tableaux

August 13, 2015


Drivers on the interstate in Massachusetts got some “visual realignment” from the real world as they passed artist Brian Kane’s temporary site-specific public art installation for a few weeks this summer.


Healing Tool, Kane’s digital billboard tableaux, offered commuters a … Read More...

Environmental Art at Seattle’s Brightwater Wastewater Treatment Plant

August 28, 2013


The city of Seattle incorporates artists into the planning phases of every public works project, including the (seemingly) unsavory issue of waste disposal. This admirable philosophy often results in surprising collaborations between architects, engineers, and creatives.


At the Brightwater Wastewater

Reclaimed Bicycle Repurposed As Outdoor Fountain in Public Art Installation

August 22, 2013


When an abandoned rusted bicycle had outlived its usefulness as trustworthy transportation, American born and Berlin-based artist, Brad Downey, mounted it on an equally rusty bike rack then transformed it into a working fountain.



With an established a reputation …

Garden and Outdoor Design Follies on Streets of Lyon

August 20, 2012

Furniture made of metal, dirt, and turf. Photo via Marine Peyre.

Who doesn’t enjoy a bit of folly, in the garden, on the street, or anywhere?

Photo via JP Charbonneau

The Festival des Jardins de Rues de Lyon (Garden Festival … Read More...

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