Apr 20, 2010

greyworld book

written by greyworld
in category Indoor, Multiple

In The City (2nd ed) is out now!

Expanded to 94 full colour pages, this beautiful hardback volume is fully illustrated throughout..

The public art produced by Greyworld over the last 17 years has garnered a reputation for being unignorable, playful and deeply imaginative. Their projects are things of fantasy, which wouldn’t look out of place in a children’s book. Logically then the people at Greyworld have created a 94 page full-colour children’s book to demonstrate the history of the group…

Design Week, April 2013 – the full review is here

The first part tells the story of a little girl living in a magical city, where railings are tuned, carpets make music, the benches come over when you whistle to them, and life has unexpected joys.

The second section reveals that each of these ideas are actually artworks that greyworld have created, each one installed somewhere in the world.

The book features huge detailed photos, an interview with the artists and an essay by Dr. Charlie Gere. A preview of the book is here.