See more objects with the tag dots, red, Braille, poetry, tactile graphics.

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

-0001

2020

  • You found it!

0305, Braille Magazine Layout, 2016

This is a 0305.

{
"label_number": "0305",
"title": "Braille Magazine Layout, 2016",
"description": "An open magazine has two red pages. A poem is printed in Latin characters and in braille. A flat pattern of small black dots covers both pages. The exhibition includes a durable tactile replica of the magazine as well as a paper magazine displayed in a case. The poem was written by Vincent Bijlo for Plain Paper magazine. Braille, the world’s most widely used tactile alphabet, was invented by Louis Braille (1809–1852), who was blind.",

"tombstone": "Trompe Le Doigt (Fool the Finger); Vincent Bijlo (Dutch, born 1965), Philip Stroomberg (Dutch, born 1967), Esther Krop (Dutch, born 1974), Plain Paper magazine; Offset lithograph and braille press on Curious Matter Désirée Red paper; Courtesy of Plain Paper magazine"
}

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/1159162249/ |title=0305, Braille Magazine Layout, 2016 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 November 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>