I Wish This Was ______

One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local, international, in action and on the drawing board. Here's today's -- what's yours?

Candy Chang, a New Orleans-based installation artist, is taking to her city, armed with stickers and ideas.

Her city, like many, have seen an increase in vacant storefronts; she writes her stickers are "an easy tool to voice what you want, where you want it. Just fill them out and put them on abandoned buildings and beyond."

The "I Wish This was ______" stickers are custom vinyl, so they can be removed easily without damaging property and are, simply, tools of civic input.

Chang, of Civic Center, handed out thousands of free stickers in November. You can pick up a few -- they're now on sale through her website -- and voice your own opinions and ideas for vacant storefronts and lots. See where they've been used so far and share your own sticker spots through the I Wish This Was ______ flickr page

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Claire Lawton
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