Look down

For your Sunday morning edification and delight, here’s some Japanese street art:

Those are manhole covers, by the way — manhole covers in Japan.

Here’s what manhole covers in the United States — and one from England — look like:








Making the utilitarian beautiful: Japan 1, United States 0.

To see more Japanese street art, check out the book Drainspotting on Amazon.com.

3 responses to “Look down

  1. The Japanese ones look so nice!

  2. Wow. Great photos. The Japanese manhole covers are beautiful! Makes us Americans (and Brits) look pretty boring.

  3. Those Japanese manhole covers are very colorful and arstistic ,

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