Monday, July 27, 2015

My mapwheel story

Yesterday I backed a Kickstarter project called Mapwheel, I think it’s a really cool idea. They let you design a custom “toposcope” or map wheel showing the direction and distance of places of interest from the location where you live (or any other location you choose). You can choose various materials (wood or metal) and customize the design in various ways.

Working on the design has been a surprisingly fun and interesting thing to do. Here’s my current design, which could still change before I order:

To get the full story on the mapwheel project and the reasoning behind my choice of places, check out this post on my new travel and photography blog.