Rubik’s Cube with Chinese Characters
Check out this crazy rubik’s cube, refitted with Chinese characters, print-block style:
The only thing is, if you actually use ink with this thing to print characters, and then you twist it around, you’re going to end up with ink all over your hands all the time. Minor design issue, though. Cool concept!
The three-character combinations are designed to match lines from the 三字经 (Three Character Classic). Nice!
Thanks to Gaijintendo for pointing me to this. Photos from Makezine.
Update: Reader Pierre has pointed me to the blog entry by the creator of the Movable Type Cube.
It’s looking good on the pictures. But if you really start using this Rubik’s cube, some characters will be on the side or upside down.
Actually, a cube only has one “solved” state. As long as it is in the solved position, it will look right.
That’s really cool! I’m going to throw one of these on my Christmas wishlist!
wa! that’s awesome!
That is great! I want to buy one, Can you tell where to get it?
Hi John, Where could i purchase one of these? They would be an awesome conversation piece, besides being fun to mess around with! Let me know…(if you want:)….
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