yarnbombEver feel like those grey bike racks look a little depressed? Well, yarn-bomber Streetcolor has given one bike rack in front of what used to be Black Oak Books a little bit of a pick-me-up.

With works in Palo Alto, Sacramento, San Jose, Oakland and even Paris, Streetcolor tries to keep her identity hidden. That can be a bit difficult when your friends are rascals who, as she says, shout out your real name as they drive past.

The location was chosen because Streetcolor sees the bike rack when she goes to The Cheese Board and the Berkeley Farmers’ Market. Yarn-bombing in Berkeley, she says, is like “decorating (her) home.” Maybe the city should hire Streetcolor as our exterior decorator.

Image Source: Diana Li, Courtesy
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Bianca said:
Mar 30, 2011 at 11:19 am

omg this is so cool
ill have to check it out the next time i goa to cheese board’