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Urban Coloring Books

Street Photos You Colour for Fun

— March 19, 2008 — Art & Design
Despite what you may have been told, colouring books are not just for kids. Just look at this urban colouring book and sticker kit from Sanithna Phansavanh! It integrates black and white photographs of city scenes, then lays over black outlines, like the ones in a kids colouring book that you can decorate yourself.

You can perfect your tagging skills by colouring in graffiti or spunk up people's outfits by adding some vibrancy to their outlines. The kit comes with a bunch of neat layouts to colour and all the tools you'll need to make each city scene a work of your own.

These are by far the coolest coloring books I've seen; way better than filling in images of Shrek or drawing on restaurant layouts. They're also a lot less controversial than TopShop's colouring books...

Trend Themes
1. Adult Coloring Books - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create adult coloring books with unique themes and interactive features.
2. Urban Art - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop platforms or products that combine urban photography and art for creative expression.
3. Personalization - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Offer customizable coloring books and sticker kits to cater to individual preferences.
Industry Implications
1. Publishing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Transform the traditional publishing industry by producing unconventional coloring books for adults.
2. Art and Photography - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate technology and artistry to create innovative urban art experiences.
3. Stationery and Crafts - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design and market unique coloring tools and kits for adults.
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