Graphic designers love … infographics!
We have stumbled upon a wonderful new site by Nigel Evan Dennis who has converted the popular HBO series Game of Thrones into a detailed set of infographics. Dennis has translated the often complex and ever-changing alliances, religions, deaths, marriages and geography into easy to read, colour-coded diagrams. You can even learn how to play the Lannister song “The rains of Castamere” on your guitar!
We love that Dennis has applied his design skills to a nifty personal project … and that it will help watchers of Game of Thrones figure out exactly what is going on! Bless his little heart! He explains why he has done it below…
Why? That is probably the best question. I love design. I love ‘Game of Thrones’. The story and the characters of the show fuel the outlet. The outlet being this website. I also believe it is important to step outside of your creative comfort zone and develop some new “chops”. These are some new chops for me, and using the subject matter of such an enthralling and vast show furthers those chops. ‘Game of Thrones’ is a serious milestone in TV history. This has truly been one of my favorite projects and in turn, I hope you enjoy.
*Spoiler Alert: if you are not up-to-date with the series it’s probably best not to click on the link below as the infographics represent the ‘current’ state of affairs (ie. End of Season 3).
Andrea Dell 12.07.2013