In Japan, everyday manhole covers are used as blank canvases for creativity and transformed into pieces of art. As reported on Kuriositas, Japan's enthusiasm for modern art is reflected in these humble objects, with designs specific to each location. Here are some of the highlights.
|Toho Gas Company Logo; image via Kuriositas|
Pagoda and blossom motif from Nankou, Osaka; image via Kuriositas
|Public Hall and local Fort Gorykokaku, Hokaido; image via Kuriositas|
|Kamakura Station Clock; image via Kuriositas|
|Seasonal Cherry Blossoms, Marunouchi, Tokyo; image via Kuriositas|
Local Firefighter in Fujisawa; image via Kuriositas