Dymaxion Globe – designist

Dymaxion Globe

  • €20.00

Thismagnetic folding globe is a representation of Earth that easily transitions from flat to three dimensional. Fold it to form a geometric globe or unfold to reveal our flattened planet.When you think of a conventional flatimageof the world, you�??re probably imagining the classicMercator projection map, which dates way back to 1569 - a flat grid with the Americas on the left and Europe, Asia, and Africa on the right.This way of flattening out the mapcreates a massive distortion, to the point where Greenland is almost the size of Africa and Antarctica is a thin line at the bottom.The Dymaxion projection, as developed by Buckminster Fuller, creates a flat map of the Earth with less distortion to the size and shape of landmasses. The map also doesn�??t have a traditional up and down, and the flat sections can be shifted around to show various configurations of the continents that are all accurate.

How does it come?
Flat packed 31 x 14 cm. (9 x 9 cm assembled) SyntheticPaper and Magnets

You can always collect your items in store for free (map), or choose from the following options

€1.50 Card Postage in Ireland

€6 Delivery in Ireland

€7.50 Express Delivery in Ireland (If you're cutting it fine)

€9 Delivery UK

(delivery info here). If you want it sent further afield drop us a line and we can arrange that for you. If you're a big spender we offer automatic free delivery for orders over €100 in Ireland and €150 to the UK.
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