David Rumsey is the foremost map collector in the world. His collection contains more than 150,000 maps dating from 1700 to the 1950s. Almost 20 years ago, Rumsey began the process of digitizing the maps and now has over 55,000 maps available for the general public to view and download. In 2014 MOVA International contacted Rumsey about transforming some of his maps into unique MOVA Globes. The first map produced as a MOVA Globe is the Cassini Terrestrial. Launched in October 2014, the Cassini Terrestrial MOVA Globe has already become an instant favorite, winning the 2015 Luxury Gift of the Year Award from the UK’s Giftware Association. We sat down with Mr. Rumsey to discuss his love of maps, the intersection between art and technology and his perspective on the Cassini Terrestrial map.
Archives for March 2015
Every March, millions of Americans young and old revel in the bonanza that is called March Madness. Essentially the playoffs of Division I college basketball, this bracket-style tournament brings everyone to unmatchable levels of excitement as they root for their favorite teams in a series of intense one-on-one matchups. A total of 68 college teams compete in a single elimination tournament for weeks until one prevails as the champion. Think of March Madness as a mini World Cup that occurs once every year rather than once every four years. There’s a reason why it’s labeled as “madness.”
This year, with all the “madness” we are undergoing, including new products, new designs, and a new website, we have decided to bring a little bit of March Madness to you.
Our vote-only contest gives you the opportunity to vote for and possibly win your favorite MOVA Globe. We have selected twelve of our most popular designs as competitors in MOVA’s first March Madness Tournament consisting of two voting rounds. The rest is all up to you. Simply follow the instructions and vote for your favorite design as many times as you would like. At the end of the tournament, a lucky participant will take home the winning MOVA Globe, determined by the highest number of votes.
So what are you waiting for?
Enter the madness now. http://a.pgtb.me/1lt5DZ