Fictional city map with streets and districts named after video games

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By Low Lai Chow in News on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Remember the Film Map? Dorothy has returned with another soon-to-be-legendary Game Map of an imaginary city made up of over 500 video game titles and various other geeky references.

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Finally, a dress that expands for more personal space

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Friday 17 October 2014

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It’s rush hour and you’re stuck on a train going home. And there’s a bunch of people getting up in your face. It’s not only awkward, it’s uncomfortable. And then there’s that guy giving you those eyes. Need more personal space? Now there’s a dress for that! Artist Kathleen McDermott has created the Personal Space Dress that expands, thanks to ‘proximity sensors’ that identify when someone gets too close. 

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Intricate cityscape drawings done from memory by Stefan Bleekrode

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By Stefan Bleekrode in New Art on Monday 25 November 2013

These cityscape drawings by Stefan Bleekrode are deceptively realistic images of well-known existing and imaginary cities the world over. Although drawn in a seemingly realistic manner further enhanced by the use of light and shade whenever possible, most drawings also present themselves as highly accurate architectural and perspective studies. All drawings he made so far were done entirely from memory and executed using ink and watercolour.

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New cityscape illustrations by Mathew Ellwood

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By Kyle Renwick in New Illustration on Wednesday 9 May 2012

The up-and-coming artist and illustrator, Mathew Ellwood, delivers on his ability to neatly package all the iconic landmarks of a city into a tower formation. Inspired by the tower of fable, the prints enable those that become detached from their home towns to cherish and recall their past adventures.

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Metropolis II exhibition by Chris Burden now showing in LA

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By Michele Castagnetti in Video on Saturday 28 April 2012

Legendary artist Chris Burden (he had himself shot with a .22 caliber by his friend as an art project when he was young) will blow you away with his latest installation of a city. It takes an entire room on the ground floor of the contemporary pavilion at the LACMA in Los Angeles and is showing right […]

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New single from Manchester band City Reign

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By Glen Dalton in New Music on Wednesday 4 May 2011

Young Manchester band, City Reign, release their third single, Daybreak, on May 9 through their own label, Car Boot Records. The song goes back to the old tradition of a rock band: loud guitars, soaring vocals and BIG drums. The track is available as a free download on Soundcloud.

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Melbourne’s Cardboard City installation

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By tam able miss baker in New Events on Friday 17 September 2010

Able Miss Baker and friends are taking over the ₤1000 Pound Bend gallery space on Melbourne’s Little Londsdale Street and turning into an enormous cardboard wonderland city installation, complete with a maze and an infinite forest. The city isn’t just an installation. It’s also as sturdy as it is massive and has been made for […]

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