(Pics) Emily Fischer’s Tactile Quilted Maps

(Pics) Emily Fischer’s Tactile Quilted Maps
Design

Architect Emily Fischer has created a series of quilts that map out cities and neighborhoods.

Dan Gould
  • 9 october 2009

Architect Emily Fischer believes that her profession is essentially about designing information for others to build from – and in a way, identical to map-making. Exploring this notion outside of the usual bounds of creating buildings, Fischer has begun crafting a series of quilts that map out cities and neighborhoods. She’s produced a map of Detroit, a handful of neighborhoods in Brooklyn and will create one of kind pieces that map locations special to the recipient.

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