Maps On Leather is a fabulous artisan that creates one-of-a-kind worldclass travel journals and scrapbooks for your one-of-a-kind memories and musings.
The unique featured journal is an old world-inspired rendering of the map of Spain hand-engraved on leather. It has a wooden cover and back, with an original art sheath, and the book is expandable with leather cording weaving through it.
With over 100 landmarks and countries depicted, Maps On Leather's journals are made one at a time by a technique called pyrography, the art of using fire to engrave.
He has an interesting and inspiring biography as well. Polish born during the communist regime, Maps On Leather grew up in total isolation from the outside world. Studying and drawing maps kept his dream and interest of travel alive until he was able explore the world.
24 Transit Map-Infused Designs
38 Privacy-Protecting Journals
Wandering Man Editorials
Tacky Travel Destinations
Google Maps for Mobile
Maps On Leather Creates Unique Scrapbooks for Globe Trotters
By: Natasha Suter - Published: Apr 21, 2010 • References: artfire