Is this the true Vikings?

Icon design aimed to teach children the unknown facts about the Vikings.

Role

This is an individual project.

Time

3 Days

Brief

To create icon designs for any topic that you are interested in.

Mindmap

What do we know & what do we not know about the Vikings?

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Ideation

How do we tell the real Viking stories?

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  • Vikings did not have horns

Horns were pictured by people later to make Vikings look more barbarian.

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  • Physical strength is the most important thing

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  • They killed for fortune

They killed monks to get fortune, not for religious reasons.

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  • Ships with same front and back

This eliminated the process of U turning.

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  • They had good hygiene

Vikings had good personal hygiene and were well-groomed.

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  • Female power

Viking women had the right to inherit property and request a divorce.

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Final Package

Icons for children's book on Viking culture

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