'Here is how to remember. First you must choose a place. You walk around it, impressing every detail on your memory, until you can tour it in your mind when you are not there'.
Francesco Franchi has visually responded to the idea of the memory palace in the form of an infographic print. Conducting extensive research into the history of mnemonics he has skilfully distilled the chronological development of practice of the art of memory in a captivating and rational way.
Franchi is a graphic designer and journalist based in Milan. His intricate infographics combine images, words and numbers to communicate ideas with great efficiency and beauty. He is also the art director for IL, a monthly news magazine for il Sole 24 ORE - Italy's leading financial and economic newspaper- that was nominated for the D&AD awards in 2012.
© Francesco Franchi, 2013