Pop Chart Lab was founded in August 2010 by a book editor and a graphic designer who joined forces with one modest goal in mind: to render all of human experience in chart form. Each Pop Chart Lab product represents hundreds of hours of research and design work. Since the launch, Pop Chart Lab has tackled everything from beer to culinary devices to the story of a boy’s migration to a town called Bel Air. Prints and apparel available at Pop Chart Lab. $15-32
A Meticulous Metric of Baseball Names
A comprehensive taxonomy of 482 professional baseball team names, spanning over 150 years and covering teams from the bigs to the minor and independent leagues, as well as the Negro Leagues, the Nippon Professional Baseball league, and more. Styled like an old school baseball card, this is the definitive guide to the nation's pastime.
Map of Rappers
A ridiculously detailed guide to the semantics of rap names, this widescreen edition print spans over seven square feet and contains 636 rapper names as well as some all-time greats illustrated in the background. Blinged out in gold metallic ink, this print is straight stuntin'.
Breweries of the U.S.
The most comprehensive mapping of the breweries of the USA ever compiled, this monster print measures in at over seven square feet and over 1,000 breweries from craft to macro and everything in between.
the universe's most extensive charting of superpowers. This deluxe Silver Age edition now features over 300 heroes, anti-heros, villains, and beasts. Face front, True Believer!
The Compendious Coffee Chart
A comprehensive compendium of the varied ways--from Chemex contraptions to French presses to the simple automatic drip--to produce wondrous, life-giving coffee, as well as the drinks one can concoct by combining coffee with mixers like steamed milk and chocolate.
The Many, Many Varieties of Beer
The world's most comprehensive beer taxonomy, with 89 varieties of beer with over 200 representative quaffs, including glassware recommendations for each variety. Every style of ale and lager and everything in between is here. This print covers six square feet with beer-soaked goodness.
A Bronx Baseball Breakdown
Here is a thorough mapping of nearly 100 years of baseball at the two parks that have stood at East 161st Street and River Avenue in the Bronx. From the exploits of the Babe to the Captain to Scooter to Donnie Baseball to the Greatest, the locations of unforgettable events are mapped on this hallowed ground.
The Insanely Great History of Apple
All new for 2013: the world's most comprehensive mapping of Apple products. This print shows every computer, handheld, peripheral device, software, and operating system released by Apple in the last thirty years, from the original Mac through the MacBook Air. Over 500 products are sorted according to type, including the connections between various form factors which have arisen as Apple has invented--and reinvented--insanely great products.
The Evolution of Video Game Controllers
The most extensive charting of video game controllers ever, detailing 119 species and 11 genera over seven decades of gaming.
The Migratory Patterns of Fresh Princes
A charting of the historic royal voyage from West Philadelphia to Bel Air.
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