Science Infographics

How Long Do Animals Live (1939)

In 1939, Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia publish a simple yet clever infographic that show the life expectancy of animals using ISOTYPE technique. An ISOTYPE is a visual language for making icons and the concept of using multiples to exhibit quantitative data. The zig-zag lifeline on this ISOTYPE chart is an intelligent solution for squeezing a long timeline in to one single page.

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Published by
Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia
Infographic Elements  
ISOTYPE
Designed by
Gerd Arntz
Associated Topics  
animal, life expectancy

How Long Do Animals Live by Gerd Arntz 1939 - Vintage infographic

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26/04/2017