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Reboot: new perspectives for information design

What does the rigorous graphic design approach of the 1950’s have to teach today’s information architects? A question at the heart of the Swiss Style …

Making sense of information (visual) practices

Among information (visual) fields there seems to be great confusion on the appropriate use of core terms. Particularly, the terms: <b>information design,</b> …

Visually Blog Stupid Things Infographic Designers Do | Visually Blog

<b>Decorative Gears</b> are fine, there is nothing wrong with a few gears to symbolize systems or work. The problem is when you draw gears that can’t …

The Geography of Twitter: Mapping the Global Heartbeat

My colleague Kalev Leetaru recently co-authored this comprehensive study on the various sources and accuracies of geographic information on Twitter. …

Heroes of Visualization: John Snow, H.W. Acland, and the Mythmaking Problem

The visual display of information is no stranger to heroes and myth. Alberto Cairo, author of The Functional Art: An introduction to information …

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Food Atlas. Mapping and Visualizing the Food offer in Milano

We are glad to present here the <b>M.Sc Thesis Project</b> of <b>Giulia De Amicis</b> – Master in <b>Communication Design</b> at Politecnico di Milano.<p><b>Research and …

Lessons in Conveying Complex Ideas with Simple Graphics from the World’s Best Information Designers

Much has been said about visual storytelling and how to tell stories of data in the information age, and there is no shortage of great books on data visualization. But count on Taschen to tackle a big conceptual challenge with a big, beautifully designed book: <b>Information Graphics</b> by art historian</b> …

10 Of The Year’s Best Science Visualizations

In explaining complicated science, a picture can be worth far more than a thousand words. Science visualization brings to life the often under-appreciated beauty of the way the world works–from how coral breathe to the delicate structures that connect the brain–and they do it in a way that can be …