As a guiding star for travel, high tech GPS navigation is hard to beat. But this Fall, classic maps are making a comeback closer to home. Designers are discovering the allure of map motifs when used in unexpected, modern ways. Add one of these to your favorite space and so will you.
Though retro-inspired, State Souvenir glasses look pretty hip with their vibrantly colored quirky map motifs on frosted glass. Fun to display as a collection or use every day (they’re dishwasher safe!). $14.75 each.
A treasure map that is the treasure, Alexander Kalifano’s 9-inch Gemstone Globe is hand carved from jewelry-grade, manufactured gems (mother of pearl, abalone, opal) and sits on a commander three-leg table stand. $300.56.
Printed on pure linen, State Silhouette pillow covers put a contemporary spin on silhouette style. $39.
Teach the world to sing (start with yourself during bath time) with the Music Map shower curtain. It features a silhouette-style map motif consisting of hundreds of tiny music notes. $106.99.
Map out your journey (or daily “to do” list) on the chalkboard surface of the 15″ Magellan iron globe. $45.00
With whimsical details drawn in soft happy hues, Treasure Map wallpaper sets sail on a pirate adventure to discover hidden treasure that kids and grown-ups alike will find captivating. Made in the U.K. Price upon request.