Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

French Hotel’s “Panic Room” Has a Split Personality

by Hazel Chua

I’ve always had this appreciation for graffiti art. Notice that I’ve inserted the word “art” after “graffiti,” because I’m not talking about random scribbles or names that have been spray-painted haphazardly on walls. I’m talking about, you know, graffiti that was drawn or painted on as art.

I think this sort of art that I’m talking about is best exemplified by what Internationally-renowned graffiti artist Tilt did with this Au Vieux Panier hotel room in Marseille, France.

panic_room_hotel_1

The hotel commissioned the artist to reconceptualize this room for their hotel, which he eventually dubbed as the “Panic Room.”

panic_room_hotel_2

There seems to be an invisible line dividing the room, from pristine white to shockingly colorful and graffiti-filled. Tilt’s room is just one of five that have been re-done in more than just the aesthetic sense in the Au Vieux Panier.

panic_room_hotel_3

If I ever get a chance to stay at the hotel, I know what room I’d be picking. Although I pretty much have a feeling a night in the Panic Room would burn a pretty big hole in my pocket.

[via My Modern Met via Colossal Art+Design]




Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Sony Nintendo PlayStation Prototype: History Awaits

Sony Nintendo PlayStation Prototype: History Awaits

The ShelfPack Really Lets You Live out of Your Suitcase

The ShelfPack Really Lets You Live out of Your Suitcase

Predator 2 City Hunter Action Figure is Way Cooler than Danny Glover

Predator 2 City Hunter Action Figure is Way Cooler than Danny Glover

Funko POP Fifth Element Toys Have a Multipass

Funko POP Fifth Element Toys Have a Multipass

World\

World's Largest LEGO United States Flag: The Stud Spangled Banner

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by