Urbanist Hanoi

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[Illustrations] Local Artists Bring Vietnam's Eclectic Shopfronts to Life

A group of Vietnamese illustrators has created a collection of colorful artwork inspired by the architecture of modern Vietnamese cities.

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[Illustrations] Artist Captures Old Edo's Remnants in Busy Tokyo

Shinji Tsuchimochi's ukiyo-e illustrations breathe nostalgia into Japan's cool and modern capital.

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Q&A: Over a Hundred Street Artists Visit Hue for Annual Meeting of Styles Event

Since 2002, a collective known as Meeting of Styles has been organizing street art events around the world. According to its website, it is “an international network of graffiti artists and aficionado...

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[Photos] Cambodian Artist Breathes Life Into Intricate Sketches With Digital Enhancement

Watch closely as flora and fauna, the sun and stars are brought to life under the hands of Cambodian artist Visoth Kakvei.

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[Illustrations] Check out These Charming Watercolor Paintings of Traditional Hanoian Cuisine

In a capital city that feels like it’s in constant flux, there’s always one thing you can rely on: the refined art of Hanoian cuisine.

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Other Intimacies: Photography Display Highlights Reflections on Living With Autism

For one week in learly 2017, the group exhibition “Encounters: Reflections into the spaces surrounding families living with autism" transformed the top floor of the Vietnamese Women's Museum in Hanoi ...

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[Photos] Parkour Meets Fire Spinning in Abandoned Lideco Neighborhood

Back in 2007, construction began on Lideco, which was supposed to become a paradise for Hanoi's super-rich. Like Ciputra or Royal City, it was intended to be an all-inclusive development, with housing...

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[Illustrations] An Illustrated Homage to Hanoi's Central Districts

“From Hanoi, with love.”

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[Illustrations] The Rustic Charm of South Korea's Mom-and-Pop Shops

While Hallyu fans take an interest in Korean culture because of its massive entertainment industry and eye-catching fashion sense, South Korean artist Me Kyeoung Lee pays homage to the count...

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An Unexpected Makeover of Hanoi's Old Quarter

In the spring of 2017, Scott Matt became a celebrity in Vietnam overnight. Known as ông Tây râu xồm (the Bearded Westerner), he appeared in news outlets and on various TV channels, all because he...