Endangered species depicted with geometric pieces

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

In Pieces by designer Bryan James is an animated piece that uses simple geometric shapes to depict thirty endangered species.

Each species has a common struggle and is represented by one of 30 pieces which come together to form one another. The collection is a celebration of genic diversity and an attempting reminder of the beauty we are on the verge of losing as every moment passes. These 30 animals have been chosen for their differences, so that we can learn about species we didn’t know about previously as well as the struggles they have surviving. Many of them evolved in a particular way which makes them evolutionarily distinct.

The results are impressive.

Golden lion tamarin

Golden poison frog

And this was all done with CSS. Whoa. Find out more about the process here.

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