her cloth is a map of the world, map of the world

posted by the scholar on August 9th, 2007
filed under: design, flotsam & jetsam, personal accessories, textiles

okay, okay — one more textile post and i’ll give it a rest — but you see how it is with the blogging — you put what you like, right? i just need to mention these awesome maps that are made of cloth, from german designer dewa bleisinger. the easymap’s material is a multipurpose workhorse: it resists the damage, illegibility and aggravation of a folded map, while remaining weatherproof and extending its life span.

dewa_bleisinger_easymap dewa_bleisinger_easymap_2

roll, crumple or fold it like a towel. stick it in your pocket or wear it as a scarf — however you work it, it’ll still be intact at the end of the day.

this piece will be presented at the tendence lifestyle fair in frankfurt august 24 – 28.

see dewa’s website for other excitement.

via designspotter

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7 Responses to “her cloth is a map of the world, map of the world”

  1. technabob Says:

    Damn, I wish I could do that with Google Maps on my iPhone!

  2. sosser Says:

    i love the easy map! i want one! no, i went ten or twelve…. where can you buy them, oh wise scholar?

  3. the scholar Says:

    hey bob, i was going to make a snarky comment about the iphone and how this cool map is such a cool alternative, but you did it for me. thanks! xoxo

  4. the scholar Says:

    hey sosser,

    i believe right now this map is a prototype, but since she is exhibiting at the trade fair in frankfurt, it may mean that it’s going into production now. i will keep you posted, and thanks for the comment!

  5. Michelle Says:

    Dude, I think this is genius, so cute too.

  6. the scholar Says:

    hi michelle,

    wouldn’t it be cool to wear europe as a headscarf? i really hope she puts these into production and distributes them.

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