DK Inventions That Made History

Dorling Kindersley Limited (branded as DK) was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann.

DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children with the aim of inspiring, educating and entertaining readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach.

DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect – they have a reputation for innovation in design.

Incredible inventions and inspiring innovations have transformed the world today, so you can’t imagine life without them!

These 20 videos tour through time and tracks the brilliant breakthroughs of great geniuses starting with ancient times and ending in the modern era.

Packed full of awesome ideas, from aeroplanes, to elevators to printing press, you’ll hear the inside story on the brainwaves behind them all.

You’ll meet the masters of invention who dreamed up the greatest gadgets and gizmos ever.

From the everyday essentials we take for granted to fabulous firsts like the car and the television, this roll call of history’s most groundbreaking inventions is guaranteed to educate, engage, and entertain.

Producer – MakeMatic
Duration – 20 x 2-3′ minutes
Target Audience – Boys and girls 4-18 years
Format – H.264 – MP4
Production Year – 2022-2023
Languages Available – English