Euronews opened its brand new global headquarters in Lyon, France on Thursday, and I am pretty sure Lyon just got an iconic landmark on the bank of its Saône River.
I read this series of animated GIFs by François Sola in two ways. The poetic way, where time stops so we can appreciate the details of a normal day in the subway stations of Lyon, France. And the it-creeps-me-out way, where some people have the power to stop time and move freely while others are completely frozen.
'Tis the season for outdoor music festivals—which, traditionally, means days of sliding over mud-slick fields in galoshes. But in Lyon, a group of designers and engineers dreamt up an alternative: a Kinect-powered interactive amphitheater that radiates light based on the footsteps of attendees.
Boy, you'd really flounder about in the aquarium phone booth, wouldn't you? It was installed by two artists for the French Lyon Light Festival, to make a statement about the phone booths that litter our streets, laying dormant save for sex phone-line leaflet hander-outers.
Click to viewAs part of their 118-year old Festival of Lights, buildings—such as the historic Église Saint-Nizier—in Lyon, France have been outfitted with special animated projections that make the buildings look like they've come to life.