Poverty-hit families in east London are being deprived of natural light and left feeling “abandoned and isolated” after a huge mobile phone advertisement was plastered across their homes.
As many as 19 households are currently living in poorly maintained flats above a restaurant in Dalston which has been covered by a 120sqm “mega ad” promoting the newest iPhone – obscuring a number of the windows… More here.
Obviously this was not directly done by Apple, but it really is not a good look. This part of the article struck me- ‘This is a shocking indictment of how people are treated in 21st-century Dalston. Adverts by multinational companies selling glamorous products are hiding the brutal reality of urban poverty.’