Industrial Design Students Create Hand-Cranked Topographical Map: Digital Trends

Digital Trends reported on a “gorgeous hand-cranked topographical” map by Philadelphia industrial design students:

Game of Thrones fans are no doubt familiar with the show’s excellent title sequence, in which the fictitious world the show depicts is illustrated for the viewer via a map animated with various clockwork mechanisms.

Well, three industrial design students from Philadelphia University — Charles Barilo, Peter Holderith and Zachary Samalonis — have just brought a similar idea to life with a hand-cranked machine that causes a topographical map to emerge from a flat surface when its handle is turned.

Read the Feb. 17 Digital Trends article here.


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