Wednesday, January 7, 2009

History of the Internet

Have you ever been looking for a simple, yet elegant icon that could be used to tell a story either in static or dynamic media. Melih Bilgil, has introduced a Pictorial Communications Language (PICOL), that promises to be released under Creative Commons licensing from

While the initial icon library focuses on electronic devices, it is easy to see how this library of crisp black and white icons might be expanded to include all manner of images.

A recent graduate of the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany, Melih was the first to leverage these icons in the release of "History of the Internet".

History of the Internet from PICOL on Vimeo.