Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Trend Watch: MapQuest


Does the sight of a map get your heart racing? Do you daydream about exotic, far away places? The allure of travel is universal, and so is this fantastic trend that focuses on re-imagining maps and globes in creative new ways. Take a look at a few of our favorites that are sure to get you thinking about your next getaway!


Custom Map Family
 Terror Dome


Vintage Map Dress, Annex


Map Shades, Eclu


Custom Globe Art, Imagine Nations





Map Art Sculpture
 Y Instead of I



Map Roller Shade, Achica

22 comments:

Niftic Vintage said...

PURE Fun, fun, fun...LOVE these incredible finds Bryan. You are the Master!

Cheryl said...

Absolutely love the map shades and houses!

Anonymous said...

that dress is amazing!! thanks for the great post :)

Whimzy Thyme said...

Awesome! How cool this all is. Thank you so much.

shaun mohr said...

i love the map roll down blinds! that is awesome :) great post Bryan!!!

ReconGirl said...

Those shoes are amazing!!! Great post!

Jaime Core said...

Really inspiring finds. That map roller shade is stunning!

Anathalia said...

I lovelovelove it! Great finds here! Like Jaime, I think the roller shade is awesome!

Kathi said...

love maps- we have a huge old highway map of WI hanging in our family room for years. they just get cooler with time

love your finds, this blog is amazing!

Miss Magpies Shoppe said...

Love those map roses.......great blog post, Bryan :)

BeeJayKay said...

I want them all! Who knew there were so many gorgeous items made with maps?

Anonymous said...

Oooh love this! Totally love that map used as a shade!

Susan @ MyOtherMind

Story Tellers Vintage said...

Wow, I love that shade! Thanks for keeping us up on the trend :)

Wicked Darling said...

That dress!!! WOW!! LOVE it and love this amazing post, Bryan!!! Thanks for bringing us another awesome post!!! :)

ace faced said...

Fantastic, that map roller shade rocks, great post!

HilltopTimes said...

You have mapped it all out for us! This is the road we want to travel! Fantastic info and wonderful display! Thank you so much, Bryan.

adriana said...

Genius!!! Love this geographical post :)

Toni Oswald said...

WOW WOW WOW!!! I have been obsessed with maps since I was a kid! This is a truly wonderful blog posting, thanks so much!!!

linda dacey said...

the london blind is a must me thinks
must have taken you a while to source this stash
did you have a map to find your way around?
x ... ***

Rachel @ RhapsodyAttic said...

Awesome maps finds! These are SO cool!

gazaboo said...

Love these fantastic finds and great post ~ thanks!!!

Gail said...

That roller shade is supper fab! Nothing like good ol maps!

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