Gaming chairs are quite a recent invention. They sprang into being as a consequence of the fall of the car manufacturing industry. In less than 15 years, gaming chairs have come out of nothing and have generated more than $1 billion in sales in 2019. Guys at Gaming Chairs Hunter have created a neat ‘Brief History Of Gaming Chairs’ infographics that takes us from 1st concept of a gaming chair to the 10,000+ models of gaming chairs on the market today.
Score from the experts at Killer Visual Strategies
Visual Communication - 20%
Design - 40%
Content - 70%
Usability - 65%
This timeline infographic shows the evolution of gaming chairs. Each chair has a date, name, and country of origin flag to provide a quick visual queue of where it falls in the history and which countries lead the way. The layout is a bit crowded, and it's unclear what the purpose of the red text on the left versus blue text on the right is. The infographic would also benefit from a source list to provide credibility. Most of all, featuring more imagery or product photography of the chairs would give this some visual communication clout. An intro and conclusion would help as well. In all we'd give this an F.