Creative Products

October 26, 2020

Cartographer Transforms Vintage Maps Into 3D Relief Maps Showing Elevation

In the olden days, every motorist had a clunky road atlas and flimsy paper maps. Now, digitized maps of the world are at your fingertips. Since ancient times, maps have informed users of their geological surroundings. However, they are also a fascinating record of change in how humans understand the Earth. Building off this long tradition of mapmaking, cartographer and ortho-imaging specialist Sean Conway uses modern expertise to enhance vintage maps with accurate elevation data.

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October 22, 2020

35 Creative Holiday Gifts Under $20

If you are looking for a gift that will make an impression without breaking the bank, we've got you covered. For under $20 there's a whole range of fun, unique items for your next holiday gift swap or housewarming party.

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October 20, 2020

Treat Yourself to One of These Beautiful Jigsaw Puzzles

Searching for a beautiful new puzzle to work on in your spare time? The key is to find one that will both challenge your skills and delight your eyes. Fortunately, My Modern Met Store carries an array of unique jigsaw puzzles inspired by art, design, nature, and more. Whether you want to escape into the Amazon, go birdwatching, or immerse yourself in abstract art, you're sure to find a puzzle that will tickle your fancy.

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October 18, 2020

Playful Transparent Keychain Turns Any Landscape Into a Cartoon Character’s Dress Design

Inspired by fashion and nature, Japanese illustrator Kamome Fuyuno has created a clever keychain that combines both. The acrylic accessory features an illustrated girl wearing a transparent dress. Simply hold up the keychain to your surroundings, and the dress is instantly “painted” with the colors, motifs, and patterns of the surrounding environment.

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