In Ottawa, vinyl covers combat graffiti on traffic control boxes
Like countless big cities around the globe, Canada’s capital has been battling graffiti for years, including commissioning artists for a citywide mural program targeting large surfaces. Recently, however, a new program was introduced for Ottawa’s frequently vandalized traffic control boxes that uses brightly colored vinyl covers to both deter graffiti and make it easier to remove. READ MORE…

In Ottawa, vinyl covers combat graffiti on traffic control boxes

Like countless big cities around the globe, Canada’s capital has been battling graffiti for years, including commissioning artists for a citywide mural program targeting large surfaces. Recently, however, a new program was introduced for Ottawa’s frequently vandalized traffic control boxes that uses brightly colored vinyl covers to both deter graffiti and make it easier to remove. READ MORE…

Program teaches graffiti vandals how to harness their talent and make money
Virtual graffiti software such as YrWall is one way to provide urban artists with an outlet for their talent without vandalising people’s property. Similarly, California-based Streetcraft LA is an outreach project that aims to help youths divert their creative impulses into products that could earn them a profit instead of a trip to the police station. READ MORE…

Program teaches graffiti vandals how to harness their talent and make money

Virtual graffiti software such as YrWall is one way to provide urban artists with an outlet for their talent without vandalising people’s property. Similarly, California-based Streetcraft LA is an outreach project that aims to help youths divert their creative impulses into products that could earn them a profit instead of a trip to the police station. READ MORE…