Haptic Lab Creates Quilted Maps To Turn Wayfinding Physical | Co. Design

.@HapticLab Creates Quilted Maps To Turn Wayfinding Physical http://t.co/9b93MVEE @haptician @doingitwrong
When choosing sheets, thread count is of utmost importance, simply because sheets touch your whole body. For Haptic Lab’s Emily Fischer, this presented a design opportunity. When glaucoma complications began to take her mother’s eyesight, Emily began making quilted maps. “The idea was that a visually impaired person could use the quilts as a representational wayfinding tool, physically feeling the patterned streets with the surface of their body,” she says.
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