Drawing inspiration from Buckminster Fuller's 1954 Dymaxion map, Narukawa divided our 3-D planet into 96 equal regions, then transferred those dimensions from a sphere to a tetrahedron before finally converting that to a rectangular map. These steps let him preserve the area ratios of land and water as they exist in the real world.
An Ingenious New Typeface Inspired by Old Maps, But Made With Algorithms
An Ingenious New Typeface Inspired by Old Maps, But Made With Algorithms | Jonathan Hoefler—one of the best known typographers out there—has designed a new typeface: Obsidian. The 3-D, ornamental font harks back to the days of copper plate engraving, but it's absolutely a product of computers and algorithms. Hoefler
SEI Iron World Map Wall Art The world at a glance is available with this gold brushed world map. Features• 46" W x 3" D x 25-1/2" Tall • Gold brushed finish • Three dimensional construction • Crafted from metal for durability $79.99