• Urbanized Updates

June 9, 2011

Filming in Rio de Janeiro

Went to Rio de Janeiro a few weeks ago for a shooting trip, I’ve been wanting to revisit the city for a few years now, ever since my first trip in 2009 for the Brazilian premiere of Objectified. I met with Mayor Eduardo Paes to discuss the challenges facing the … Read More

May 10, 2011

Decorative water fountain, Brooklyn style

Observed near our studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn… … Read More

April 23, 2011

New York City always seems to have a fair bit of city-themed events and talks happening. But recently it’s kicked up a notch, with initiatives like the Institute for Urban Design’s By The City / For The City project, which asks New Yorkers to share (and geo-map) … Read More

March 24, 2011

A city needs to show as much respect for a person riding a $30 bicycle as it does for someone driving a $30,000 car. -Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogotá … Read More

March 9, 2011

The Design Film Trilogy: available only through our Kickstarter campaign

Over a thousand people have backed our Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to help finish Urbanized. Thanks! We’ve got two weeks left, and we’re getting closer to our funding goal. But as with all Kickstarter projects, if we don’t meet that goal, we don’t get any of … Read More

February 22, 2011

Urbanized Kickstarter Campaign

Friends, we’ve started a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to help finish Urbanized. Kickstarter is a new crowd-funding platform that allows people to support creative projects by “backing” them with anything from $1 to $5,000, while getting great art and experiences in return. Some of the rewards … Read More

February 11, 2011

Sneak peek of the prints

Our friends at Generation Press in London, the folks who are screenprinting the limited-edition Urbanized prints, sent us a phone snap of the finished prints today! Nice…. They’ll ship next week, get your orders in. Read More

February 7, 2011

Sarah F. Cox: Imported to Detroit

This is the first in a series of guest posts on the Urbanized blog, where we invite people we like to share their views on the state of cites. During the Super bowl, Chrysler launched a new television ad with the motto “Imported from Detroit.” The two-minute pitch features scenes … Read More

February 1, 2011

Spiral Jetty

Cities are great… but sometimes we need a break from them! Last weekend I visited Robert Smithson‘s 1970 earthwork Spiral Jetty, on the foggy banks of Great Salt Lake, Utah. It’s about two and a half hours from Salt Lake City. Highly recommended if you find yourself anywhere … Read More

January 14, 2011

Powers of Ten Video Response Challenge

Core 77 and Eames Office’s Powers of Ten Video Response Challenge invites you to make a two-minute response video to the classic Eames film Powers of Ten. The challenge looks for works “celebrating this seminal work in any way your creativity leads—a reinterpretation, a mashup, a tribute, … Read More