25 Street Art Creations Going Down the Drain

  • Down the Drain

    Down the Drain

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    Sometimes it really does feel like the whole world is going down the drain. Street artist Pejac from Santander in Spain knows the feeling...

  • Smoking Kills

    Smoking Kills

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    A street artist from Brazil cleverly uses the street furniture around this drain to make his creation cough and splutter.

  • Pacman

    Pacman

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    Simple but very awesome. Pacman turns up on a drain cover in Gottingen, Germany and his ghosty enemies are nowhere to be seen.

  • Sewer Skeleton

    Sewer Skeleton

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    If you've never looked at a drain and pictured a skeletal ribcage then you've missed a trick, just look at this!

  • There's Wally

    There's Wally

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    Worried about where Where's Wally has gotten to? Well you should be, French artist Oak Oak has thrown him down the drain.

  • Watch it

    Watch it

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    You'd better watch yourself as you walk across this pedestrian crossing in Brazil. The clock's ticking.

  • Toasted

    Toasted

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    You know those days when it's so hot outside it feels like you could fry an egg on the pavement? Well now you can serve it with toast.

  • Oreo

    Oreo

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    We never thought a drain cover would make us feel hungry, but now we really fancy something chocolately and creamy...

  • Mirage

    Mirage

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    Incredible chalk artist Julian Beever created this astounding, mind-bending optical illusion in the middle of a busy street.

  • Say Cheese

    Say Cheese

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    This cute camera is one of Brazil's many pieces of legal street art, allowed by the government to brighten up Brazilian streets. Neat!

  • VCR

    VCR

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    ...And here's another piece of legal Brazilian pavement art - a TV/VCR painted onto a drain.

  • Helping Hand

    Helping Hand

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    Here's a drain cover in the middle of a busy market getting a bit of a helping hand.

  • What Lies Beneath

    What Lies Beneath

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    Could there be a mutant subterranean world right beneath our feet? You never know...

  • Wake Up & Smell the Coffee

    Wake Up & Smell the Coffee

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    These creative drain covers are advertisements for Folger's coffee complete with hot coffee (sewer) steam!

  • Time Vortex

    Time Vortex

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    Oh no! These cute little Skelewag characters are trapped in a time vortex to another dimension!

  • Giant Squid

    Giant Squid

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    This giant squid is just hanging out on a storm drain in Baltimore, created by 901 Arts.

  • Pizza Mutants

    Pizza Mutants

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    The mutants in the sewers are real and they're venturing to the surface in search of brains...and pizza!

  • Superman!

    Superman!

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    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's Superman! And he's bursting out of a drain.

  • Village Window

    Village Window

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    An idyllic, provincial shuttered window, complete with washing line makes for a very pretty drain.

  • The Water Park

    The Water Park

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    This minute water park was created by British artist Slinkachu and even includes tiny speakers beneath the grate which play the sound of splashing water and children laughing.

  • Gators in the Sewers

    Gators in the Sewers

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    The rumours are true. There really are 'gators in the sewers and they're probably coming to get you!

  • Trapped!

    Trapped!

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    This poor girl has become permanently trapped in the sewers of Tallinn, all thanks to artist Raul Keller.

  • Cosy Drainpipes

    Cosy Drainpipes

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    This snuggly knitted take on street art has made sure that this property's drain pips are nice, warm and cosy.

  • Mario

    Mario

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    Hey look! It's a mosaic Mario, popping out of a drain on his way to save Princess Peach! Good luck, little guy!

  • Thirsty Work

    Thirsty Work

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    This thirsty woman created by artist Mentalgassi in Berlin is using a clever drainpipe straw to quench her thirst.

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