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Classic Game-Inspired Street Art

By: Cowbag - Published:   Updated: Aug 3 2011 • References: flickr & urlesque
Is there a better way to comment on the current global economy than with these Monopoly-inspired examples of street art? For me, the standout piece is clearly the paving stone, but I do have a soft spot for the banker as well. The use of the classic game of Monopoly in street art works really well, with the plaster just the cherry on top. Check out Hargo’s Flickr stream for more examples.

Implications - Popular culture is becoming more than just a form of entertainment for consumers in modern society. Products that integrate themselves with certain aspects of a character are appealing to shoppers who identify themselves through these figures in the media. Companies trying to stay on the cutting edge could focus their energy on this.

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