raubdruckerin pirate printers bring attention to berlin’s overlooked manhole covers, by using the existing template as a graphic stamp. the german based collective applies ink to the surface of grids, vents and other public utilities to highlight the unique patterns contained within each structure. bags, t-shirts and other items of clothing are printed directly onto the street, creating edgy, unconventional souvenirs. 

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raubdruckerin uses existing surfaces as a stamp to produce graphical footprints

raubdruckerin pirate printers designboom
this design uses the the neukölln pressure

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom
ink is applied onto the surface

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom
an item of clothing is then printed on top

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom
the studio has hosted a series of workshop involving members of the public

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom
the project highlights the everyday mundane surfaces that usually go unnoticed

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom
black and white checked bag is created from an ordinary manhole cover

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom
each manhole cover contains a graphic footprint

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom
an urban spirit is expressed through this method

raubdruckerin manhole covers pirate printers designboom

  • Sensational. It’s really an art work. I want one!…

    Sérgio Werneck de Figueiredo says:
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