Data + Design Project

Street Signs Get Altered in Humorous Ways

Monday 01.21.2013 , Posted by

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In the streets of Europe are all sorts of road signs. Whether for automobiles, motorcycles, buses or pedestrians, these signs direct you where or where not to go. They set the standard of what is acceptable or not in the activity of transport. In a way, these signs, though utilized for the safety of all, can also indirectly imply a form of control. At least that is what artist Clet Abraham feels. [Read more...]

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3D Pavement Art from the Inventor of the Style

Friday 12.28.2012 , Posted by

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Kurt Wenner is a master artist and master architect famous for inventing three-dimensional pastel drawings, which are also known as 3D Street Painting or 3D Pavement Art. He has spent a lifetime creating art forms, works of art and architecture, as well educational programs in a vast array of venues and media. Central to his own creative process is the knowledge of both classicism and artist’s geometry. [Read more...]

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Mike Giant: Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder

Thursday 07.26.2012 , Posted by

San Francisco based artist Mike Giant has been a fixture in the graffiti, skateboarding, tattoo and illustration scene for years. This past Friday, July 20th, he had his first solo show at the FFDG Gallery entitled “Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder.” The show featured a wide assemblage of recent drawings and a rare opportunity to view the personal collection of skateboards he’s illustrated over the years. Black ink is his specialty, and his signature style inspired by Mexican folk art and Japanese illustration is unmistakeable. When you’ve seen a Mike Giant piece for the first time, you’ll be able to spot his artwork from across a crowded room. [Read more...]

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