ISOTYPES

Learning From Symbols, Yesterday and Today

Rudolf Modley was a disciple of Otto Neurath, the man behind the Isotype. Modley was involved with the Social Museum in Vienna and was the curator of social sciences at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. As the executive director of Pictorial Statistics Inc., he was responsible for bringing the Isotype language...

Amber Waves of Granular Analysis

The United States: A Graphic History may not have been the very first info-graphic history of the United States, but it is a hugely satisfying volume. Authored by Louis M. Hacker, Rudolf Modley and George R. Taylor, this book made liberal use of data visualization (using ISOTYPES) to tell the tale of American capitalistic...