Urban Smart Projects: Turning Dull Traffic Boxes into Works of Art

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Urban Smart Projects: Turning Dull Traffic Boxes into Works of Art

Urban Smart Projects seeks to make cities in eastern Australia a little brighter by injecting original artwork into the streets. They turn bland traffic boxes into canvases for artists, adding color and interest to utility.

Design, illustration, traffic box

The idea is the same as Seyed Alavi's traffic box project. But because Urban Smart Projects is open to multiple artists, there is greater variety in design and style.

Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box
Design, illustration, traffic box

My personal favorite: Teddy Baden's "For the Love of Dog.

Design, illustration, traffic box

Some other posts you might enjoy on our design blog:

The Hourglass Traffic Light: A New Design for an Old Classic
Today or Tomorrow: Predictions and Illustrations from Tim Lahan
Daily Doodles from Stina Jones: Fun Art for a Good Cause

Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at Design.org. I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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