Monday, May 24, 2010

Drainspotting Official T Shirts Available

So if you want to get your hands on custom designer T Shirts, made by me, featuring fascinating Manhole Cover Designs : Then hit the link below and check them out - I think they are really cool!
They come in all shapes and sizes for men, women, kids and even dogs if you want it!

Artsprojekt E Store

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Black Book really like the innuendoes

The phrase "manhole enthusiast" gets us thinking some naughty thoughts, but there are actually people out there just really fascinated by manholes, as in the the covers to underground utility vaults, not more gutter-minded pursuits. In Japan, the manhole covers are actually beautiful, unique designs, and they're the subject of a new book.

Read Full Article Here

Cool Hunting : Great Review

"Drainspotting" puts Remo Camerota's popular blog of Japanese manholes into a square-shaped book of amazing construction and bizarre imagery. As the title suggests, Drainspotting requires an eye for the odd bursts of color along city streets.
Camerota transformed his obsession into a startling gallery of funny, strange and delicately designed drain covers. The strong colors in many of the discs create an effect of otherworldly being. They appear too strong, too imaginative to serve such a utilitarian function.

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Monday, May 10, 2010


Yes one of my favorite magazines have reviewed the Drainspotting Book and Ipad App, and I get the Thumbs up from the good folks down at Wired. This is very exciting for me as I have been a WIRED reader for a long time. Check out the article here.

Friday, May 7, 2010


ITS HERE! The Drainspotting book just arrived at my house for a preview and I now have it in my hands. Here are the first look photos of the book including the lovely gold embossing on the cover. Its an absolutely gorgeous piece of work, BRAVO Mark Batty Publisher, you have done it again. Drainspotting, the follow up to my first book Graffiti Japan. After 1 year of production the book hits the stores worldwide this May.
Be sure to keep an eye out, or order it online at


DRAINSPOTTING ON IPAD from Remo Camerota on Vimeo.

Here is a brief look at Drainspotting on the IPAD. Check it out at the app store for IPAD and IPHONE, along with my other photo apps. Its 99c for a short time - while the IPAD is being launched world wide. Also voted as a best designed app by the good folks at
Check it out, love it, download it.