This idea was fueled by alot of grief on the internet, there seemed to be alot of random facts about divorce that was out there. I started to think about what was most important, i organized the information appropriately, then decided to take a look down the hierachy of data.
I decided that I could use a wedding cake to symbolize the idea of different levels of divorce. For example:
The top we begin with the most popular kind of data, a male female comparison, a very basic view.
Then we move on to the highest divorce states, a little more global view.
Then the world.
Then through time.
The theme is increasing the a more and more holistic view which is reflected in the shape of the cake.
Below was my first pass at the poster: