Meanwhile, last month “marked the 130th birthday of pioneering Austrian sociologist, philosopher, and curator Otto Neurath, who in the 1930s, together with his wife Marie, invented ISOTYPE — the vintage visual language of pictograms that gave rise to modern infographics.” Check out some interesting examples via Maria Popova.
- america and britain in charts (marbury.typepad.com)
- New cover of Orwell’s ’1984′ blacks out ‘George Orwell’ and ’1984′ (theverge.com)
- Lovely vintage political infographics (johnmichaelclarke.wordpress.com)
- 9 Big Ideas That Changed The Face Of Graphic Design (nathanheins.wordpress.com)