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Human Development Report 2009

Human Development Report 2009

Since 1990 the United Nations Development Programme publishes an annual report called the Human Development Report exploring challenges including poverty, gender, democracy, human rights, cultural liberty, globalization, water scarcity and climate change. This year’s topic is migration and the UNDP has recruited the New York based design studio Zago which originated from Basel, Switzerland to lead the design. Read more

20 Inspirational Infographics 12. – 19.10.09

20 Inspirational Infographics 12. – 19.10.09

Cumulative Vs Annual Emissions (2006) of carbon dioxide (via..., 2008 Global Traffic Map via www.telegeography.com, The Internet’s Undersea World via image.guardian.co.uk, Internet Speeds & Costs Around the World via i36.tinypic.com, among others. Read more

Announcement: WeLoveDatavis Tumblr

Announcement: WeLoveDatavis Tumblr

If you're anything like us you know how hard it is to resist a solid designed infographic. Actually we get intruiged by the sheer beauty of good typography combined with understandable graphic representation of information. To share our findings that don't require any further explanation we've created the WeLoveDatavis Tumblr. Read more

Infografiche e Mappe

Infografiche e Mappe

Francesco Franchi, Art Director of Intelligence in Lifestyle, curates an inspirational collection of infographics on Flickr.com. Beside the main infographics from IL there are two more, smaller collections: Analisi Grafica and Letteratura Grafica. Read more

Graphic presentation by Willard Cope Brinton

Graphic presentation by Willard Cope Brinton

Prof. Michael Stoll has uploaded a great amount of pages from Willard Cope Brinton's second book "Graphic Presentation". The set features some excellent vintage visualizations all dated before 1939. Read more

Visualizing Gender Stereotypes

Visualizing Gender Stereotypes

"Visualizing gender stereotypes" is a personal research into gender stereotypes focusing on how children become aware of these and how they receive stereotyped messages through visual communication. Read more

Clarifying the Democrat’s Health Care Plan

Clarifying the Democrat’s Health Care Plan

Robert Palmer rose to the challenge of creating a flow-chart of the Democrat's Health Care plan. He reminds us of how important a clear communication of information is and how a simple graphic can influence the perception of a system. Read more

Lovely animated 3D Infographics

Lovely animated 3D Infographics

This is a spot created by Hellmann’s along with Sons and Daughters director Steve Gordon for the Hellmann's site eatrealeatlocal.ca Read more

Interview with Paul Kahn

Interview with Paul Kahn

As part of the ongoing series "An American Summer" from The French Creative Connection, Thibaut Estellon has interviewed Paul Kahn, information archtitect extraordinary. Read more

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Electromagnetic Spectrum

I've come across this information graphic that visualizes the electronmagnetic spectrum. Unfortunately there seems to be no information about the creator or if the poster is available in any way. The only indication of it's origin is the Westinghouse logo (Westinghouse Research Laboratory to be exact). Read more

NYT explains the danger of digging deeper

NYT explains the danger of digging deeper

James Glanz from the new NY Times has published an article about the earthquake risk posed by a geothermal dig. While the article is well written and comprehensive the animated explanations using information graphics and data mapping does an excellent job in communicating the technical essence of the article in a fraction of the time. Read more

A Primer to InfoGraphics from iShift.com

A Primer to InfoGraphics from iShift.com

Andres Ross from InstantShift.com has written an extensive article about information graphics entitled: InfoGraphic Designs: Overview, Examples and Best Practices. Unfortunately the lack of well-founded information reduces the article to a colorful collection of information graphics. Read more

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