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.
Braille Rubik´s cube
Those who can’t see can now test their analytic skills with this braille Rubik’s cube.
Braille can also be found in this Scrabble game.
And even in this set of playing cards.
Now anyone and everyone can enjoy a challenging game of chess.
This braille globe offers a new perspective on our world
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.
In Japan, braille can even be found on beer cans.
Wimpy, a fast food chain, produced a special series of “brailleburgers” with sesame seeds arranged in braille characters on the buns.
Some restaurants offer blind-friendly menus.
This braille-featuring sculpture is to be seen and touched in Wellington, New Zealand.
As bizarre as it sounds, there is even braille graffiti.
It’s probably not that surprising (but somewhat unlikely) that braille can also be a tattoo design.
If a tattoo doesn’t cut it, subdermal implants are also available.
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.
Braille on wine
Though hard to read for most, this genius Lazarus Wine’s label features a design that is both functional and good looking.
Even key chains get the braille treatment.
Wedding rings that feature braille
Not only does braille make these wedding rings more personal, they also look amazing.
Braille can make some jewelry pieces even more attractive such as this neckalce
However, in most cases, the usage of the braille is purely practical. Such as with medicine…
Glove that reads braille
Those who cannot read braille can use this special glove that reads it electronically.
In 2014, the world´s first braille cell phone was released by Own Fone.
Those with impaired vision can also wear a stylish and fully functional braille watch.
And learn piano.
There’s even a special edition braille playboy magazine.