There was a great post from Font Feed today about the labor intensiveness of printing books back when Linotypes were king. This video explains it all. See the full post here. Oh, and even though Doug Wilson's Kickstarter project is 100% funded, you should still donate.
14 August 2011
This design is based on my previous infographic about elemental composition of the human body. This project also came from a desire to have a well designed periodic table. The element boxes are almost the same as the human body infographic, but instead of showing composition percentage this periodic table of elements includes the atomic weight of each element.