Obscure Design Typologies: Palindromic Objects

Double Ended Bath

This coming Friday will see a beautiful full blown palindromic moment. The 11th of November at 11 minutes and 11 seconds after 11 in the morning will be To mark this meaningless numerical accident, I’ve put together a few what we might call palindromic objects – things which read the same left to right and right to left. Of course, if you have any suggestions to add to this obscure typological collection, please do let me know.

Double Ended Dildo

Double Ended Screw

Double Ended Mini Cooper

Star Ferry, Hong Kong

Double Ended Train

8 views shared on this article. Join in...

  1. Craig says:

    Personally I think a few minutes earlier makes a better/more accurate palindrome. That being 11:02 and 11 seconds, making it:

    11:02:11am on 11/11/2011



  2. Paul Coffey says: is not a very good example of a palindrome.
    You should have picked the 1st February 2010 = 01022010, it’s just got more class.

  3. Chiara says:

    Door handles and Catdog


    Must be a pain in the arse being a palindrome.

  4. Paul Bower says:

    The Rorschach test – aka ‘ink blot’

Pings to this post

  1. […] http://strangeharvest.com/obscure-design-typologies-palindromic-objects This entry was posted in Design, Objects, Products by Ralph Borland. Bookmark the permalink. Proudly powered by WordPress jQuery(document).ready(function($){ $("a[rel*=lightbox]").colorbox({opacity:0.8}); }); […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>