As if Melbourne wasn’t fairly sufficient already, a bunch of gifted road artists went and made it even prettier with their inventive masterpieces. From Fitzroy, by way of to the CBD and out to Cremorne, Melbourne is roofed in wonderful road artwork that makes us swoon.
In celebration of all that artwork, Bugaboo have partnered up with Niark1, a French graphic designer, illustrator and artist who creates ah-mazing surreal and psychedelic artworks, who has created some unbelievable canopies for his or her strollers. Infants are so cool nowadays.
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To get within the spirit we’ve scoured the streets to deliver you a few of Melbourne’s finest road artwork, so open Google Maps, plan the right route and search out some eye sweet, stat!
Begin on the nook of Johnston Road and Fitzroy Road to identify the magnificent piece by the AWOL, a dream staff of Slicer, Deams, Adnate, Li-Hill, Lucy Lucy and Itch. We advocate ambling by way of Fitzroy Road and peeping behind each nook and cranny —there’s virtually at all times a mural or three to see.
Dwelling to the Rose Road artist markets and Lune Croissanterie, Rose Road is Fitzroy’s informal residence to artwork, design and rising expertise. Spot all the things from tiny stencils to towering murals.
In between greying workplace buildings and cottage-style homes, a towering mural of a butt-naked Kanye West in mattress with Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift is a must-hit in your artwork checklist. Clearly.
Fairly probably essentially the most hipster joint in Melbourne, together with renovated trams and graffiti-filled gardens, Easey’s is residence to a five-storey mural of Beyonce in all her pregnant, flowery glory. Use the mural as an excuse for burgers.
Hosier Lane is understood for its ever-changing exhibition of Melbourne’s most interesting road artwork. Dwelling to the enduring unnamed Indigenous boy by Adnate; this arresting, towering, 23-metre tall mural (very) deliberately overlooks Birrarung Marr. After you’ve wandered by way of layers upon layers of spray painted works, skip alongside to Duchess for an impeccably refined, two-course lunch for simply $40 each Thursday and Friday. You deserve the deal with.
This informal residence to graphic artwork is tucked in a sliver of a laneway between Little Bourke and Lonsdale Road. One of many lesser-known laneways in Melbourne’s jam-packed CBD, hit up Shortstop Espresso & Donuts for a post-walk deal with.
Surrounded by the likes of Chin Chin, Eau Di Vie and Gazi, Duckboard Place is the best pit-stop for art-lovers and baby-toteing mamas alike. Decide up a decaf soy latte from Axil Espresso Roasters and stroll (together with your stroller, see what we did there?) previous these spray-painted partitions.
ICYMI that is the #instagrammable artwork lane of the CBD. Whip out these cameras and get ‘gramming.
Regardless of a controversial begin in 2013 when artist Adrian Doyle painted your entire lane a block-out child blue (destroying each different piece of art work), Rutledge Lane is much from a clean canvas these days. When you’ve crammed up in your day by day artwork, head over to Supernormal for a foodie feed.
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