What would a city built with emoji look like?

September 11, 2014


Slowly but surely, emoji are taking over the world. Who needs to use words when tiny images will do just fine? While theyre typically used for communication, London-based artist and designer Sam Jacob decided to build a city out of emoji as an exploration of the question: what if by using pictures to augment the ways we describe places and landscapes we are also making places and landscapes? High-minded philosophical questions aside, his design for Emojiopolis is a pretty unique and delightful piece of art.