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Eastern and Western attitudes about life explained in 18 simple infographics

Yang Liu is an artist who was born in China but lived in Germany from the time she was 14. She designed this series of infographics to represent her observations about Chinese culture and German culture. She covers a broad variety of subjects, from what a typical party looks like to attitudes towards waiting in line. Enjoy her insights, and tell us what you think!

Lifestyle: Independent vs. dependent

Attitude towards punctuality

At a party

Ideal of beauty

Elderly in day to day life

The boss

Noise level inside a restaurant

Problem-solving approach

Size of the individual’s ego

Perception: How Germans and the Chinese see one another

How to stand in line

Complexity of self-expression

Traveling and recording memories

Connections and contacts

Three meals a day



Moods and weather

While obviously these are generalizations, they still provide some interesting insights into how varied human approaches to basic life situations are. What do you think of Yang Liu’s project? Tell us in the comments below!


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Originally posted 2015-05-10 05:47:00.

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