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The Best Of Fritz Kahn, Grandfather Of Data Visualization

In case you ever wondered who started the idea of presenting information through graphical representations, consider reading: The Best Of Fritz Kahn, Grandfather Of Data Visualization.

Chromolithography is a method for making multi-color prints. This type of color printing stemmed from the process of lithography, and it includes all types of lithography that are printed in color.[1] When chromolithography is used to reproduce photographs, the term photochrom is frequently used. Lithographers sought to find a way to print on flat surfaces with the use of chemicals instead of relief or intaglio printing.[2]

Der Mensch als Industriepalast (Man as Industrial Palace) Chromolithograph. National Library of Medicine. Fritz Kahn Kahn’s modernist visualization of the digestive and respiratory system as "industrial palace," really a chemical plant.

nuncalosabre.Archibet - Federico Babina

Tatlin’s tower, Eames chairs, and Zaha on typically organic form. Federico Babina’s new graphic A-Z makes mini-monuments of world-famous architects

Scratch and Sniff Map of New York - Installation Piece

How to: Make Your Own Scratch-And-Sniff Map

Design is fine. History is mine.

Der Mensch als Industriepalast - Man as Industrial Palace - Vintage Poster - Poster Print, Sticker or Canvas Print

glamarouane:  ”..Instead of things, you have to think possibilities…possibilities of consciousness.” ~ Amit Goswami

In the same vein as the Tron special effects guys, Tatiana Plakhova has created some rather stunning works of art centered around data visualization. Plakhova, a graduate of Moscow State University, owns the design studio Colour Atelier in Russia.

I just came across this English version of the Industrial Palace on Lestaret’s Blog. Interesting! It looks like it was published by the British company Adam, Rouilly who are producing medical…

334 // MSN1 / The Human Factory

Plan for Underground Concrete Tank (c. 1920)

Vintage Infodesign [31

Plan for Underground Concrete Tank with Capacity of 15000 Gallons

A beautiful example of the functionalities in our brains

The wonders Within Your Head - This infographic provides a visual to show how the different parts of the brain function. The infographic illustrates the brains, nose and throat functions in Lamen's terms so that it is clear to the reader

Nakagin Capsule Tower by Kisho Kurokawa. One of my favorite projects of the period.

AD Classics: Nakagin Capsule Tower / Kisho Kurokawa

Social Media Portraits Of 11 Cities, Mapped As Digital Sunflowers

Social Media Portraits Of 11 Cities, Mapped As Digital Sunflowers

Social Media Portraits Of 11 Cities Mapped As Digital Sunflowers, Brendan Dawes.

The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations circa 1959 – Brain Pickings

The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations circa 1959

The Human Body: What It Is And How It Works Originally published in this colorful gem was inspired by German artist and researcher Fritz Kahn

So sieht das Internet auf einer Weltkarte aus  The Internet on a World Map

'Age of Internet Empires' toont de populairste websites wereldwijd

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