WebUrbanist Archives: Page 8
Modular Bright Idea: Colorful São Paulo Sidewalk Tea Shop
A blend of fun, flexible, efficient and honest, The Gourmet Tea shop's modular design in Brazil's biggest city is both regional and universal.
Hidden Hotline: Only Kids Can See this Lenticular Message
Children already at risk may also risk further abuse if they are seen to be seeking help, hence this twist on lenticular printing that turns secrets sideways.
Creepy Portraits Made Using DNA from Gum & Smokes
DNA samples collected from discarded cigarette butts and chewed gum are processed into life-sized, three-dimensional masks of the people who left them behind.
Future Past: 7 Weird Wonders Predicted 100+ Years Ago
In the year 1900, an article printed in the Lades Home Journal envisioned what life would be like in 2001, with some predictions more accurate than others.
Vertical Horizon: Urban Photographs Turn City Upside Down
Hong Kong is a much-photographed city, but these shots present a rarely-seen perspective by documentarians or pedestrians ... unless they look straight up.
Odd-Wheel Wonders: 11 Novel Vehicles with 1 or 3 Wheels
When you get around, it's usually on two or four wheels. But the inventors of these crazy vehicles decided to go a different route by using one or three wheels.
Abandoned Asylums in Focus: Photos by Jeremy Harris
Toothbrushes, disturbing 'seclusion rooms' and surprisingly well-preserved bowling alleys are highlighted in Jeremy Harris' photos of abandoned mental hospitals.
Kids' Rooms Rule: 32 Creative & Fun Bedrooms for Children
These 14 colorful bedrooms for kids offer everything that growing children need while maximizing use of space, and looking so cool that adults will be jealous.
Different Strokes: Strange Paintbrushes Promote Creativity
When something evolves to have such a long history as the art of painting, it falls on out-of-the-box thinkers to question the most basic elements of creation: tools.
Company Capers: Ten Terrible Corporate Superheroes
The best corporate superheroes punch up sales while resonating with the youth demographic. These ten terrible corporate superheroes, not so much.