navigation is only a squeeze away with the egg map by dénes sátor navigation is only a squeeze away with the egg map by dénes sátor
aug 25, 2015

navigation is only a squeeze away with the egg map by dénes sátor

navigation is only a squeeze away with the egg map by dénes sátor
all images courtesy of dénes sátor




the ‘egg map’ by hungarian designer dénes sátor is an unusual tool for urban navigation. designed for those tired of fighting a folding map for ten minutes between points or to avoid the difficulty of finding wifi for an outlet in the city the analog object fits in the palm of your hand and nestles comfortably in a pocket or backpack.

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by zooming in (squeezing) information like bus stops, sights, etc. becomes visible




the map is made with rubber and internally filled with air. it can be dropped, stepped on, and thrown at a wall or angry locals. it’s also water-proof, enabling navigation even in the unfriendliest of conditions.

the ‘egg map’ is printed on elastic rubber filled with air




information is printed directly onto the surface, with each city district separated into different colors. when in any particular area, the map can be zoomed in by squeezing the egg. when looking close-up, street information and nearby sights, public transport, and eateries become visible.

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each city quarter has a different color, allowing for quick visual recognition 

interface detail 

map legend

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‘egg map’ by dénes sátor



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edited by: nick brink | designboom 

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