Map for the blind

May 6, 2009

Young design student Ana Zupic created in 2008 a prototype of a tool she entitled ‘Map for the blind’ or ‘A Tactile Map for Visually Impaired’ intended to be in use as equipment for better socialization and integration into urban environment.

The map I saw projected the city of Zagreb, but naturally, the project could be carried out and adapted to any space or situation.

Map_for_the_blind.jpgAna Zupic: Map for the blind (c)

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Navigate me through Balkan, but don’t shoot me! Remember me!

March 5, 2008

Living in the region of South Eastern Europe means that you have to develop some kind of acceptance for new geographical terms, new histories and new reinterpretations very often, even too often. They are in constant change… and reshaping modes…

For that reason this region is a favorable ground for many theoreticians. Theory is usually very promising and affirmative oriented while practice can simply stray into another direction for some reasons that won’t be my subject here. read more …