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Award winning Photographer Remo Camerota/Whitewall Studios & Mark Batty Publisher (MBP) present Drainspotting Extras: Japanese Manhole Covers.
The Japanese embrace high design in all aspects of life, including manhole covers! Today, nearly 95% of the 1,780 municipalities in Japan sport their very own customized manhole covers, over 6000 designs exist which are totally unique to the Japanese.
With this companion App to the Mark Batty Publisher book Drainspotting by Remo Camerota, MBP and Camerota let you “drainspot” Japan with your Apple device.
Collect them all: It includes over 100 extra Photos taken throughout Japan documenting these wonderful covers.
This city-sanctioned urban art has inspired manhole cover enthusiasts to travel across Japan in search of these unique designs. With this App, discover examples of this distinctive aspect of contemporary Japanese visual culture that didn’t make the book yet stand alone as exceptional photographs.
For the detailed story of these manhole covers and a colorful array of artfully shot photographs, buy the book on Amazon.com or anywhere fine books are sold.
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For more info on MBP go to markbattypublisher.com
For more info on Remo go to whitewallstudios.net