Funny Site-Specific Street Art


OakoAk isn’t your typical street artist. His work isn’t a political or sociological commentary on life and he doesn’t spend hours on end painting extravagant murals. He’s more like a comedian. With a highly aware set of eyes, he takes otherwise boring objects like hand rails, street signs and potholes and creates a narrative around them to make funny and interesting works of art. I think it’s safe to say that the world is a happier place because of this clever Frenchman.












More Funny Street Art from Oakoak:
Pop Culture-Inspired Street Art
Clever and Cute Street Art
Angry Bird Spotted in the City!

Oakoak’s website






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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