Street Finds

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Street type
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Typography, or as most people would refer to this art form, lettering, is ubiquitous within our contemporary society.  These letter forms are vehicles for information whether from a practical sense or for a more abstract purpose. Typography has become a vehicle for post modernist design over the past 30 years.  Some may say that this style of typography it is not intelligible, not legible and therefore a pointless exercise. Others may just enjoy looking at the letterforms as a visual object that communicates a notion on a more expressive or emotive level rather than an analytical, immediate, objective level.
Taking it all in, Newcastle, Australia
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Taking it all in. It is not just seeing what’s around you but truly absorbing the experiences, and the feelings these experiences trigger. Because being conscious at all times is not tiring, it’s enlivening. These images are some of shiftazine’s summer moments at the Roller Door Cafe in Islington, Newcastle Australia.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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May Lane, St Peters, Sydney, Australia
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Detail, detail, detail
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This image is a perfect example of how many details are waiting for us on the street.  These funny little metal stools with their quirky leg design.  The odd wooden table / cupboard that compliments the stools.  And then there is the divine colour scheme of the blues, blue greys, browns, biscuits tones, and warm greys that is out of this world.  It’s all there.

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Street Poem
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The street is full of wonderful markings of all kinds which can be found on the tarmac. Strange little drawings of faces or stick figures, odd graphics and symbols related to some road works in the area. A piece of poetry of a kind, which brings an instant smile to one’s lips. This piece was found in a back lane in Surry Hills Sydney.

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Raise the pink lantern
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Joy Lines
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Tree jumpers
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Nothing remarkable
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A block of flats at dusk. Nothing remarkable unless you look at the rhythm of the elements, then it’s a painting, a modernist image. It’s an Edward Hopper.  Its beautiful. But you have to look past the surface. It’s all there.

Joy!
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Creative thinking
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A new way of thinking about food, Redfern, Sydney , Australia
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Chalk talk
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We are all in the gutter, but some of us look at the stars

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Blue sky thinking: Frank Gehry’s Sydney master piece
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Tiny stories in a big world
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The art of the street
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