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Map-themed decor is where it’s at
You can go DIY with map decor, too: Scrounge tag sales and old bookstores for large atlases. Antique stores and flea markets sometimes have vintage classroom maps. Find a simple complementary frame, and you’re on the road to a striking piece ...
7 Must-Read Books on Maps
The art of the map--literary maps, maps of the body, maps of the imagination, and more--comes to life in this curated round-up of creative cartography I'm obsessed with maps--a fundamental sensemaking mechanism for the world, arguably the earliest form of ...
But I still love my globe.
Alaska and ... Bound atlases have stood up to digital encroachment much better than encyclopedias, because no screen can yet duplicate the tactile, immersive experience of exploring the Earth via paper maps. Globes have the same advantage ...
Maps & Atlases and Everest with Mutts
Two headlining tours collide when Maps & Atlases and Everest play together for one night only in Milwaukee. Formed in 2005, Maps & Atlases ppeals to fans of all different kinds of music,the diversity of their backgrounds and influences brings a little bit ...
Get Lost at Sea in D.C.’s Folger Shakespeare Library
Lost at Sea: The Ocean in the English Imagination, 1550-1750 is a brilliant collection of writings, maps, atlases, globes, and antique navigational paraphernalia, on display now through September 4 in the library’s great hall. Visitors get a glimpse of ...
THE PAST SEEN IN A WORLD OF MAPS
For eccentric charm and historic patina few purchasable antiques rival early maps ... down to the venerable creases in the grainy paper. (Many maps were once folded and bound into atlases.) A buyer need not be a connoisseur to do well, but ...