Category: Historical Infographics

The History of Lipstick

The History of Lipstick

April 3, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Want to learn some interesting facts about lipstick? Here is a quick and cute infographic by The Stylist blog about lipstick’s rise to most popular beauty product over the last 100 years.

Marcel Breuer: Life and Selected Works

Marcel Breuer: Life and Selected Works

February 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Marcel Breuer was a Hungarian-born designer, carpenter, and architect known for being a master of Modernist design. Seats and Stools has put together this infographic that covers the life and selected work of Marcel Breuer. He is most widely recognized for his design of the Breuer Chair that bears his name.

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Here is a fun and informative infographic courtesy of EZstorit.com that explain how Valentine’s Day got started as well a some statistics about this loving holiday. [Click here for full size version]

A History of the Wedding

A History of the Wedding

February 5, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The Italian Villa have produced a cool infographic about The History of a Wedding. Did you know the first use of wedding bands was in 2800 BC? These and other interesting facts below.

Dodge Celebrates its 100th Birthday

Dodge Celebrates its 100th Birthday

February 3, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Dodge recently celebrated its 100th birthday recently. Over this period Dodge has changed a lot. It’s fascinating that the actual Dodge brothers died in 1920 and that famous Dodge name carries through to this day. Dodge has been through it all and has adapted throughout their 100 years to stay competitive.

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

January 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Marie Curie is a lady synonymous with the area of science and in particular cancer research. An astounding and truly inspiring lady, she would be due to turn 147 this November. Born in Poland into an unassuming family, Marie Curie was determined to have a career defined by research even at an early stage. For a woman to show such determination in terms of her career at that particular time of the century is remarkable.

Facts About The Empire State Building

Facts About The Empire State Building

December 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

In this infographic, learn all the fun and fascinating facts about the history of The Empire State Building, such as how it took 3,000 workers over the course iof just one year to build it.

The Evolution of Denim in America

The Evolution of Denim in America

December 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Denim is one of those uniquely American garments that has continuously been able to reinvent itself to suit the changing cultural and stylistic landscape. American Eagle Outfitters takes a look at a few styles that have ebbed, flowed and ultimately caught the attention of the fashion set over the decades.

Remembering Our Troops on Veterans Day

Remembering Our Troops on Veterans Day

November 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

It’s safe to say that we all support our troops, yet statistics and struggles of American’s military veterans reveal that we can do much more. Here is an infographic from Pick Up Please that is a reminder of the sacrifices of their service and what we can do to make a difference in their lives.

Arlington National Cemetery: A Living History of Freedom

Arlington National Cemetery: A Living History of Freedom

November 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

On Veterans Day we honor the men and women who have served fighting for our freedom. This infographic from Mysendoff.com outlines the rich history of Arlington National Cemetery – A Living Monument to Freedom.

History of The Minimum Wage In The United States

History of The Minimum Wage In The United States

November 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), workers in the United States must be paid at least a minimum wage — currently set at $7.25 an hour. But how did we get to today’s rate of $7.25 an hour? Here is an infographic from HRDirect that takes a closer look at the history of the minimum wage.

Irish Artifacts

Irish Artifacts

November 5, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Ireland is a country rich in heritage and culture, and is well known for its Celtic history, music, and time-honored clothing. In this infographic, you will learn about the origins of some of the most well-known Irish artifacts and how they are made. Many of the patterns and designs used in traditional Irish clothing and jewelry have hidden symbolism and can be traced to intriguing Irish stories and legends.

Fashion – The Mirror Of History

Fashion – The Mirror Of History

October 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Fashion as we know it today was strikingly similar centuries ago in many ways. This infographic from Ever-Pretty details the evolution of Western fashion from its inception in the 1350s to today’s modern fashion industry.

The Tradesmen That Built America

The Tradesmen That Built America

October 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The United States of America just passed 238 years, so it’s a good time to look back at the brave and hardworking people who built this country. Leaders in the construction industry and workers in the skilled trades built the houses we live in, the buildings we work in, the streets we drive on, the bridges we cross over, and much more.