In the golden days childhood Globes have taught many of us a great deal about the world around us. By putting the planet in our hands, they deliver an enigmatic message: that the world is at once very large and very small, and much of it is blue. It’s one of the things that fascinate Peter Bellerby, from Bellerby & Co., a company in London that crafts artisanal globes by hand.
One of the most precarious steps in globe-making is pasting the paper map without muddling the latitude lines. Photo: Jade Fenster
This quirky Wes Anderson-style video takes us into his workshop, introducing viewers to the fascinating (and painstaking) process of creating a perfect globe. click here to watch.