Leave it to Japan to put manhole covers into a street beautification program, creating art that is now a national obsession. Examples of the stunning drain covers are collected in Drainspotting, a book by British-Australian artist and film director Remo Camerota, who also blogs about them, here. The image is from the iPad App.
- The Art of Japanese Manhole Covers (amusingplanet.com)
- Manhole Monday: Ginowan (uncoveringjapan.com)