White vans left parked on the streets of Paris don’t stay white for very long.  To avoid leaving tempting white metal to the attention of local taggers, one utility van hire company has taken to commissioning street artists to transform its vans, ready for life on the street.



The first six images show four Bûchard and Company vans spotted in the 13th arrondissement today.  The other three have been waiting in my files for their moment in the limelight.  I don’t know whether they belong to the same fleet.

As today is Thursday and each of these vans has several well camouflaged doors, this post is my contribution to Thursday Doors.  Yes, I know it’s stretching the theme a bit…

(Click on any van to view the gallery)