As the leaves begin to drop and Thanksgiving begins to approach it is so nice to enjoy the comfort and company of family and friends. Evenings of entertainment require the appropriate interior decor. Maps and globes make a classic and sophisticated addition to the typical decorations of the fall season. Pumpkins, cornucopia, squash and corn are plentiful this time of year. These earthy decorations have their place in your home, however nothing can match the commanding presence of a globe. The class and sophistication exuded by old school furnishings is unrivaled. Nothing communicates elegant interior design like the presence of a map or globe in your living room or dining room. A classic desktop globe like this one from the Atmosphere collection would be a welcome addition to a mantle or coffee table. The rich color is indicative of autumn leaves, a great way to bring the colors of fall into your living space. The Atmosphere Reflective Sphere Almond Globe makes a great conversation piece, perfect for stimulating discussion about holiday travel plans and vacations.
For larger spaces like entryways, courtyards or porches one of our Floor Globes would be an excellent choice. The Viking Expedition is a fantastic combination of modern and classic architecture. The stand features a compass style design fashioned out of charcoal colored metal, the 16 inch sphere is encased in metal and features a full swing meridian. The sphere can rotate in any direction. The meridian is fashioned from antique brass which compliments the antique oceans of the sphere. There are over 4,000 landmarks and geopolitical boundaries with descriptions on the globe. The Viking Expedition offers aesthetic appeal as well as reference value, all information is reflective of current events. Like adventurers and explorers of yesteryear this globe can be used to plan exciting travels across the world.
Ultimate Globes is proud to announce the addition of a new line of products to our offerings. The Atmosphere line of globes is an extensive collection of designer globes. These aesthetically pleasing pieces are functional as decorative items, educational tools and geographic references. These modern globes are manufactured in various sizes, colors and materials and provide a proportional perspective of the continents, islands, oceans and lakes of Planet Earth. Manufacturing of the Atmosphere globes began in 1949 as a collaboration between father and son Riccardo and Renato Donati. These one of a kind globes are in a class by themselves and represent the cooperative endeavors of several designers and engineers.
A mid-size globe such as the Royal Red Cameo Silhouette is perfect for easy reference on your desk or tabletop, in your choice of black or red, this elegant globe is truly one of a kind. A diagonal stand and contrasting colors make this original piece a focal point and a definite conversation piece. A large globe like the “Penthouse Steel model offers enhancement to any traditional office or library setting. The impressive size, and elegant yet grand presence elevates everyday spaces. These are just a few of the exciting options from this new collection.
A globe is not just a representation of Planet Earth, it is a way to record changes in geography, ocean topography and political boundaries. In the past twenty years there are countries on each of the continents that have seen changes to their names, boundaries, capitals and landmarks. A globe is wonderful way to stay informed in regards to current events. Few items convey the sense of adventure, travel and mystery expressed by a globe. A quick glance at this sphere can be a great launch pad for travel plans. The Atmosphere globes offer sophistication and an artistic representation of the Earth to adorn your mantle, office desk or bookshelf. Stay tuned for more elegant pieces that can be integrated into interior design.