Lindal Group embraces ‘graffiti’ at its new innovation center

Art or vandalism? That's been a long-standing debate regarding graffiti.

While some dismiss graffiti as nothing but an eyesore, its origins actually are found on the inscriptions, figure drawings, and such, found on the walls of ancient sepulchers or ruins, as in the Catacombs of Rome or at Pompeii. Modern times have evolved the term to describe graphics applied on a surface as vandalism. There's your history lesson for the day.

Anyway, I was somewhat intrigued to read that The Lindal Group, an aerosol packaging provider, commissioned a graffiti art mural, which is displayed on the exterior of the company's new global innovation center. In fact, according to the website The Original Fat Cap Chair (which in case you are wondering, produces a chair in the shape of a cap) credits the Lindal Group's development of models of spray caps designed for graffiti and street-art artists, as contributing to the "artistic improvement and skills of all people using spray cans."

The two artists commissioned by Katharina Lilienthal, Lindal Group's VP innovation & new product development, created what the company calls an "eye-popping fresco that now boldly adorns the exterior of the company's new global innovation center." This facility is designed to leverage the company's global aerosol expertise and further support customers in development of new-generation packaging solutions. ...

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