03/12/2014: Typewriter poster
Posters like this are ubiquitous these days (see the Image of the Day Oscar post as just one other recent example), but there’s something about these simply-illustrated depictions of the typewriter’s evolution that is both intriguing and educational (looking at the 1878 Hansen Writing Ball brings to mind a number of questions). This is just one of such infographics created by the Pop Chart Lab, and just browsing the prints they have for sale shows a mastery of displaying this breadth of information. Get a closer look at A Visual Compendium of Typewriters here. Via Subtraction.