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Reimagining the Atlas as an Ultra-Minimalist Visualization

‘It’s the ultimate simplification of reality’

Thin vertical lines that form a gradient from white to gray to black.
Illustrations: Theo Deutinger

By Liz Stinson

HHow much information does a line convey? Depending on the context, it can be as empty as ribbon or as rich as an encyclopedia. In the case of Theo Deutinger’s new book, Ultimate Atlas, lines contain an entire world’s worth of information.

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