25 Unique Ways To Feature Braille

Are you familiar with Braille? Braille is a tactile writing system used by the visually impaired that was named after its creator, Frenchman Louis Braille. With the boom of modern screen-reading software and devices, the usage of Braille has seen a decline but we can still come across these little palpable characters on many things. From braille on a hamburger to a special Playboy braille edition, check out these 25 Unique Ways To Feature Braille.

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Braille Rubik´s cube

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Those who can’t see can now test their analytic skills with this braille Rubik’s cube.

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Scrabble

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Braille can also be found in this Scrabble game.

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Playing cards

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And even in this set of playing cards.

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Chess set

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Now anyone and everyone can enjoy a challenging game of chess.

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Globe

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This braille globe offers a new perspective on our world

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Coins

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To commemorate Luis Braille´s 200th anniversary in 2009, the US issued a limited edition one-dollar coin featuring braille and it´s author´s portrait.

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Beer

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In Japan, braille can even be found on beer cans.

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Braille hamburger

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Wimpy, a fast food chain, produced a special series of “brailleburgers” with sesame seeds arranged in braille characters on the buns.

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Menu

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Some restaurants offer blind-friendly menus.

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Braille art

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This braille-featuring sculpture is to be seen and touched in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Braille Graffiti

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As bizarre as it sounds, there is even braille graffiti.

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Tattoo

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It’s probably not that surprising (but somewhat unlikely) that braille can also be a tattoo design.

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Subdermal implants

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If a tattoo doesn’t cut it, subdermal implants are also available.

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Cutlery

Braille cutlerywww.beyonddesignchicago.com

We’re so used to “seeing” utensils that it’s hard to imagine how such a common item can be so difficult to handle for those with impaired vision. But thanks to this genius design, that task is now made a little bit easier.

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Braille on wine

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Though hard to read for most, this genius Lazarus Wine’s label features a design that is both functional and good looking.

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Keychain

Braille keychainwww.shapeways.com

Even key chains get the braille treatment.

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Wedding rings that feature braille

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Not only does braille make these wedding rings more personal, they also look amazing.

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Necklace

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Braille can make some jewelry pieces even more attractive such as this neckalce

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Medicine

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However, in most cases, the usage of the braille is purely practical. Such as with medicine…

6

Handrails

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…or handrails.

5

Glove that reads braille

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Those who cannot read braille can use this special glove that reads it electronically.

4

Cell phone

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In 2014, the world´s first braille cell phone was released by Own Fone.

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Braille watch

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Those with impaired vision can also wear a stylish and fully functional braille watch.

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Braille piano

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And learn piano.

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Braille Playboy

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There’s even a special edition braille playboy magazine.



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