Minimalist Posters That Cleverly Showcase Famous Scientists’ Greatest Achievements

For decades, that one poster of Einstein sticking his tongue out has been the go-to dorm-room decoration for eager science majors. Thankfully for the design-savvy future physicists of the world, Indian graphic designer Kapil Bhagat celebrated his home country’s recent National Science Day by creating a series of attractive posters that subtly highlight famous scientists’ most important discoveries. Darwin’s theory of evolution plays out typographically; the “o” in Newton’s name becomes his famous apple; and, yes, Einstein’s famous equation gets a clever shout out. Click through to see the series, which we learned about via io9, and buy the posters at Society6.

Image credit: Kapil Bhagat