Leah Evans’ textile work is an incredible uses of topography in design. Her geography-inspired work “combines aerial photography, maps, and satellite imagery.” She has produced some of the most stunning “maps” I’ve ever seen. (Found via Design Crisis)
Joseph Warren is an artist inspired by the “texture, detail and variety” of vintage maps, through which he finds a resemblance with magnified butterfly wings. His series titled ‘The Butterfly Effect’ debut in 2007 at the Medcalf Gallery in London’s Exmouth Market. Each piece is created by hand from vintage maps and is absolutely stunning.
Shortly after moving from Chicago to mid-Missouri to attend college, I learned not everyone referred to carbonated beverages as pop. Who knew? I spent the next few years ridiculously hesitant/confused about what to order at restaurants. This map gave me a good chuckle. What is your preferred soft drink term? (Found via TrendHunter)
Little beats an item that is both fashionable and practical. The CitySlipper by SWIMS is an example of that. The rubber galoshes are flexible and fit over most high heels while they provide traction for slippery surfaces. How about this added bonus? The sole of each product is imprinted with a map of either New …
Fabulous works of cardboard by Chris Gilmous. I particularly love his intallation of bikes! (Found via Paper Schmaper)