Author: Peter Baines

Street Art Round-up: Ron English and Popaganda Urban Vinyl Dolls; Wooster Collective X Taschen Street Art Calendars

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Ron English’s urban vinyl toys. Images¬† by Arrested Motion. Known for great characters, mix of toys, paintings, and surreal art, Ron English’s latest exhibition at the Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City, Los Angeles features the crossover of Americana trends and military influences into the urban vinyl doll space. Colorfully surreal forest scene by Ron […]

Fast-Fashion Giant Uniqlo from Japan Launches Massive T-shirt Celeb Campaign to Save Japan

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T-shirts to the rescue, literally, as another brand uses the power of T’s to help Japan relief. Expect to see plenty of these, and DIY versions, this summer.

Big-Wave Surfing Taken to New Limits as Jaws Gets Ski-Surfed Instead of Surfed-Surfed

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The progression of big-wave surfing has taken another leap as skier Chuck Patterson skis down the monster faces of Jaws in Maui.

Not at Art Basel in Miami? Not to Worry -A Look at What’s Going On During the Impressive Event Showcasing 2,000 Global Artists

Art Basel has grown to become one of the most anticipated art fairs in the world. Creative concepts, innovative construction, design, and more inspired marketers, advertisers, artists, eco warriors, architects, and more.

Sneaker Street Report–Fresh Look at Trends from “The Kids Are Alright–300 Fashion Portraits” Report

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Taken from our latest street report of images captured in youth environments across the country, we%uFFFDve pulled out some interesting trends in footwear, particularly sneakers.

Mavericks Gets New Organizer-Surfers and Photogs

The legendary big-wave competition at Half Moon Bay has had its fair share of leadership controversy, but perhaps now, it’s on the right path.

The Urban Speaker -Transforming Public Space Into Pop-up Stage for Mass Communication and the Conflux Festival

As part of the upcoming Conflux Festival in NYC this weekend, this device which uses QR codes, re-examines how public space can be redefined as an urban media platform.

World’s Largest Skateboard Wipe-Out Escalates YouTube Views by More than a Million in a Few Days

The 3,800 pound, 36-foot long beast currently resides in Rob Dydrek’s warehouse, but it’ll be out again soon.

Pothole Garden-Another Fun Culture Jamming Idea with an Eco Twist

Similar to Guerilla Gardening, this project highlights London’s infrastructure problems. But it could work anywhere.

Culture Jamming Strikes Again with Improv Everywhere%uFFFDs “The Grocery Store Musical”

Advertisers are catching on that the most viral of campaigns are often free and funny. Or at least they started out that way. Here%uFFFDs the latest called “Squish Our Fruit Together.”