Monthly Archives: May 2011

Exploded View
Posted by on May 3, 2011
Posted in: DetailViz, inspiration, projects

(Above: Exploded view of a gear assembly, from Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus, now available for online browsing.) We like to make things clear. When illustrating complex systems or assemblies, we highlight important components while maintaining sight of the surrounding context. Techniques like exploded view and cutaway diagrams are great for this: visually describing each part and how it […]