Definite History of Dictionaries
How do we make people care about a list of words? This infographic introduces viewers to the complicated and misunderstood world of lexicography.
Creative Direction, Script, Voice Acting, Design, Cel Animation, Type Animation
The Motion Awards | Infographic: Finalist
CoMotion '22 Showcase Infographic Motion | Winner
CoMotion '22 Showcase Infographic Design | Winner
Woon 'Duff' Kee Yong
Words words words!
Right from the beginning, a conscious decision was made to tell a story about words not pointless dates, names or details. This informed the script and the visuals— making words the central character.
Storyboards + Styleframes
All imagery was rooted in visuals from different types of dictionaries — serif typefaces for older physical books and geometric typefaces for modern web-based dictionaries — while the colors and textures were inspired by archaic books and collages.