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otto neurath’s diagrams

February 20

what: brilliantly simple diagrams. great.

why: a precedent for graphic statistics related to my thesis

urban_v_rural

these diagrams are by otto neurath for the atlas “society and economy”, for the museum of society and economy in vienna in the 1930s. who cares if it’s all in german and you can’t understand it, they look good.

2d18coj

love them. [even though some of them are ‘outdated’ in their representation techniques.. the outlines of demographics?! come on….]

makeup-of-the-world

for all of the charts: the something awful forums

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