Flatland is a satirical piece of fiction published in 1984. It was written by Edwin Abbott Abbott (Theologian and English Schoolmaster), who intended for the novel to be a social commentary on the class hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the true crux of the story is its introduction of the possibili...
ties of dimensions beyond our physical plane. This Infographic serves as a fictional visualisation of the incredible world that Abbot has crafted that will hopefully aid in reader understanding of the book and it’s many implications.
This piece of information design, tries to defy convention by trying to find data embedded in a work of literature and representing it in graphic form, as opposed to adopting natural trends or representing statistical values,
The entire body of text has been overlain over a digitally crafted visual map of the world portrayed in the book. Descriptions of Abbott's fantastical environment have been highlighted in yellow and connected to the geology of the dimensions they pertain to, through an intricate network of yellow lines.
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