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Guerrilla marketing has become all the rage these days but it is nothing new - it is simply a twist on delivering a message, communicating a concept and selling something in a way that engages an audience. The best part about good guerrilla advertisements and clever guerrilla marketing campaigns is that people know that there is a commercial interest but still approve of the installation or innovation - even despite its corporate nature.

City Cyclists Wear Car Skeletons to Show How Bikes Save Space

The absurdity of single drivers taking up so much space on the road was vividly highlighted when a group of Latvian cyclists went for a ride wearing car-sized ...

Schematic of Structures: 90 Buildings, Prehistory to Present

This stunning blueprint-inspired poster takes you on a visual tour of 90 celebrated structures around the world, highlighting architectural achievements ...

Surfing Without Waves: Electric Wakeboard Powers Itself

Surfers living inland, or anyone who’s ever eyeballed their city’s river wishing they could use it to get around stalled traffic, could make their ...

Aerial Rugs: Images from Above Converted to Carpet Patterns

Created by an architect and landscape enthusiast, this limited edition series of custom textiles derives its geometries and colors from aerial views shot ...

Anti-Object: A Public Bench Designed to be Everything-Proof

While many individuals desire multi-functional and space-saving furniture, many cities want quite the opposite: an object that one can sit on but that foils ...

Space-Saving Sleepers: Sofas Convert to Bunk Beds in Seconds

Convertible couch beds are great if you are having a couple over to stay and have the space to fold out into, but these double-decker solutions is a great ...

IKEA Flips Condo Sideways to Create Furniture Climbing Wall

Furnishings become footholds, supports and resting spots as you scale the flipped-over floor of this fanciful apartment, opened to the public as a method to ...

Sewer Pipe Sofa: Rusted NYC Tubes Recycled as Urban Seating

The latest in a long line of city-centric upcycling projects, this modular couch turns the ultimate in untouchable urban infrastructure into a chic industrial ...

When Every Inch Counts: 14 More Clever Small Space Hacks

Making a tiny living space comfortable and practical means integrating multi-purpose furniture, custom built-ins and lots of other clever space-saving tricks. ...

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Magnetic Furniture: Modular Blocks Connect via Unseen Forces

Magnetized to stick together when you arrange them, these boxes take LEGO-style furniture construction to a new level by leaving exposed surfaces ...

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