globes

Martin Behaim's globe, 1492.

World’s Oldest Surviving Terrestrial Globe

Elizabeth Borneman

The world’s oldest terrestrial globe exists in Germany and shows the world as it was known in 1492 when it was created by Martin Behaim.

A crumbled street map of the city of London, England.

Crumpled Maps and Backward Globes

Rebecca Maxwell

Palomar, an Italian company, innovates map and globe design with unique features like crumpled maps, Odnom globes, and pin city/world maps.