Surprising 3D Street Art

You don't have to have good balance to put someone up on this pedestal! Talented street artist e1000 recently created this 3D illusion on the streets of Madrid. E1000 is known for using a creative eye and paint to turn the patterns of grates, vents, and manhole covers into something new and appealing. This time, a simple sidewalk grate serves as the top of a pedestal for unknowing pedestrians. The form changes depending on the viewer's perspective, but particularly from high above, those same pedestrians appear to be elevated, raised high above their fellow sidewalk companions.

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November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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