The globe derives its name from the latin word “globus” which means sphere. The earliest form of the terrestrial globe appeared during the mid-second to third century BCE, around the time that the sphericity of the Earth was established by Greek astronomy. Globemaking became prominent in Great Britain in the eighteenth century CE when the country was known as the scientific and commercial center of the world due to its fervent exploration and empire expansion.
Each month a new destination is brought to life through immersive storytelling in the form of short films, interviews and photos that share stories of culture through the mastery of creators and cultivators around the world.
Stories of travel and of people told through the objects they create.
Each month a new destination is introduced through a refined, celebratory lens
on the world’s most sought-after creators and cultivators.