Poor Visualization Can Do More Harm Than Good

Poor Visualization Can Do More Harm Than Good

When visualization is done poorly, it often can read as propaganda. There is an important trust relationship between ... keep reading

The Importance of Being Earnest in Editing Visuals

The Importance of Being Earnest in Editing Visuals

In the olden days – 30 years ago – when many U.S. newspapers were beginning to use more graphics as storytelling ... keep reading

Infographic Creation Made Easy with Visual.ly Create

Infographic Creation Made Easy with Visual.ly Create

Today marks an important milestone for Visual.ly: the release of our tools for automatic infographic creation. Our team ... keep reading

How to Create Viral Infographics, Part 2: the Data

How to Create Viral Infographics, Part 2: the Data

This is part two of a three-part series on creating viral infographics. Read the first installment, on finding the ... keep reading

Visualizing the Republican Primaries

Visualizing the Republican Primaries

Your political views aside, if you love information visualizations, you should be excited about the Republican ... keep reading

A Visual Guide to iPad Prices

A Visual Guide to iPad Prices

(click on the image to enlarge it; design by Paul Van Slembrouck.)   If you’ve been awaiting news of the new ... keep reading

Is Apple Lying With Statistics?

Is Apple Lying With Statistics?

At Visual.ly, we are big fans of Apple’s products. Huge. At each meeting, a halo of Apple logos shines from laptop ... keep reading

TED Talk Video: Jer Thorp, The Weight of Data

TED Talk Video: Jer Thorp, The Weight of Data

If you’re into data visualization or information design, you probably know – or at least have seen – ... keep reading

4 Steps to Viral, Or How to Create Infographics That Blow up the Web

4 Steps to Viral, Or How to Create Infographics That Blow up the Web

Infographics have been growing like weeds in our content garden for the past few years. Some are beautiful and ... keep reading

Let’s Get Cyclical: Four Ways to Visualize Periodicity

Let’s Get Cyclical: Four Ways to Visualize Periodicity

Visualizations can be very good at helping us spot patterns in data. Often, these patterns are periodic; most often ... keep reading