Uh, this one was fun. Main-Post asked me to illustrate an article about the development of the idea of democracy. I decided to make it a blossoming flower with its roots in ancient Greece. Like the article the illustration depicts milestones like the Icelandic Alþingi (the world’s oldest oldest extant parliamentary institution), the French revolution and, since it is done for a German newspaper, the Reichstag building in Berlin. Flower power?