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Tapei City subway 

Commuting with a Twist

An ingenious marketing campaign to promote the upcoming 29th Summer Universiade Games has transformed Tapei City’s subways into faux sporting arenas. Carriages now mimick swimming pools, athletics tracks and football fields as anticipation for The Games in August builds amongst Tapei’s locals. Check out more here ... http://designyoutrust.com/2017/07/taipei-subway-cars-have-been-decorated-to-simulate-various-sports-venues-during-the-coming-universiade-in-taiwan/

Steampunk teardrop by David Moult

Caravan Crazy

Whether hitting up a festival, or just going to enjoy the outdoors, it’s around this time of year that camping is an acceptable thing to talk about. Treehugger have also noticed this and put together a list of 10 weird and wonderfully designed teardrop trailers. The Steampunk teardrop by David Moult is our favourite, crafted mainly from the use of natural materials such as wood and leather.

Uma by Pablo Design

Lovely Lanterns

This lantern is the perfect companion for mild summer nights at the beach or in the meadow. Designed by Pablo, the UMA lantern’s lovely warm LED light lasts up to 8 hours. What’s even better is the fact that it’s also a speaker with 360° high fidelity surround sound. You can connect it with your phone via Bluetooth. For us definitely campfire 2.0. 

WALALA X PLAY, image by Charles Emerson

A Funfair at NOW Gallery

Camille Walala calls herself a “purveyor of powerfully positive digital print”. Her latest work, an exhibition of giant 3D installations called WALALA X PLAY, is now on display at Greenwich Peninsula. Check out the bright colours, the geometric pattern and the maze full of mirrors that are supposed to encourage a "sense of confusion", and childhood excitement. It’s free entry and open to all ages. 

Studio Botanical, 2017, by Steve Harries

Botanical Polaroids

Think botany is boring? If so, take a look at Steve Harries’ beautiful shots of flowers and plants. The London-based photographer has just published Studio Botanical – a publication celebrating the British botanical heritage, containing 44 pages of 23 varieties of plants. By adding subtle shades of turquoise or purple, he gives the traditional discipline a new twist: “With such a familiar area of study, the aim was to search for a fresh shade of expression, through nuances of movement, repetition or sequence.” Harries says.

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