Linder’s “The Bower of Bliss” for Art on the Underground

This large-scale public project celebrates women and explores how they're represented

Every year, almost 17 million journeys are made via the Southwark Underground Station in south London. As of yesterday, instead of regular billboards, commuters are to be met by a new 85-meter-long artwork by Linder, who has been an artist in residence for Transport for London’s Art on the Underground project for the last four months. Her background as a part of the Manchester punk …

Interview: Artist Narinder Sagoo

An architect at Foster + Partners by day captures human moments on his morning commute

Narinder Sagoo has worked at Foster + Partners for 20 years as an architectural illustrator. His hand drawing skills are incredible—he renders rich, precise scenes that bear emotion and story all without backtracking, erasing or changing course. Even more remarkable, the order in which he draws these scenes is part of the story telling itself. Watching him work is mesmerizing. Sagoo recently switched from drawing …

Mapping The London Underground On The Street

Rather than wait in line to enter a crowded tube station, what if one could walk on a colored path that corresponds directly to the train underground and arrive at the next stop? That’s what UK design student Jamie Quantrill proposed at the recent Design & Art Direction Awards, sponsored by Ford. The project, named Streetlines, won the New Blood Award and would offer a …