Information Design: Timeline

Brief

Collect data in relation to time and visualize it in a non-traditional timeline format.

Approach

I decided to tell the story of my maternal family tree from the early 1800’s through the marriage of my parents in the 1980’s. I used both quantitative data from dates of births, deaths and marriages, as well as qualitative data based on the wedding dress that was commonly worn during the given time period. The piece is designed to be printed as a seven panel accordion style booklet.

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