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Wall map diary
PinCity is a city wall map printed on a flexible felt panel. The imagery of the city reveals the energy of today’s cities; the graphics results make the maps ideal to display at home or in the office. The tactile characteristics of felt transform the static nature of a map – a simple object to be looked at – into something new with which users can interact.
The package includes a set of 15 special pins to use with the map. Pins, notes, drawings, photos can be attached to the maps to create your personal travel log.
map + 15 pins
(New York 66×124 cm)
black / light blue
Printed using non-toxic inks
Iron on reverse
MADE IN ITALY
There is a double challenge at the heart of this project: to recover the iconic and “historic” shape of the rolled up map and to produce it on a tactile support which is very interesting to the touch.
Graphic Design by
The earliest need to set places on a map was linked to travel: it was a reminder of the succession of stops, the outline of a journey. It was thus linear in form, and could only be made using a long scroll.
The hand lightly touches the cities, the world.
The pins are much more than a simple ornament.
The rapid gesture of pinning them brings back the emotion of all the times we called a new place “home”.
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