Visually Rediscover Your Favorite Songs with Hooktheory

Visually Rediscover Your Favorite Songs with Hooktheory

Hooktheory, a site that builds interactive tools to help musicians understand and write music, has created a new way ... keep reading

3 Design Lessons from Edward Tufte’s Megaliths

3 Design Lessons from Edward Tufte’s Megaliths

Design ideas can come from anywhere, but a trusted source is always welcome. This week we look to data visualizer ... keep reading

5 Juice and Smoothie Infographics for Summer

5 Juice and Smoothie Infographics for Summer

Need a delicious and healthy way to keep cool as the summer heats up? Look no further than your kitchen blender. ... keep reading

Marriage Equality, By the Numbers

Marriage Equality, By the Numbers

Marriage equality is a controversial issue in the United States, but like with Civil Rights in the 1960’s, the public ... keep reading

Sculptural Maps Tell the Story of Cities’ Darkest Moments

Sculptural Maps Tell the Story of Cities’ Darkest Moments

City maps are the tools of the modern urban explorer, but they also carry the scars of the history that helped create ... keep reading

4 Tips on Using Dual Y-Axis Charts

4 Tips on Using Dual Y-Axis Charts

The dual Y-axis charts raise many eyebrows in the data visualization circles. They are often considered to confuse and ... keep reading

Updating Our Visual Traffic Language

Updating Our Visual Traffic Language

Traffic signs are among the most frequent forms of visual information display. On top of that, they provide extremely ... keep reading

Relive All Your Check-Ins with Foursquare’s New “Time Machine”

Relive All Your Check-Ins with Foursquare’s New “Time Machine”

Ever wish you could relive a past trip or retrace your favorite places from years past? With its just-released new Time ... keep reading

How Much Personal Space Do You Have?

How Much Personal Space Do You Have?

If you live in an urban metropolis, you know how densely packed the population can get. With buildings growing ever ... keep reading

Coloring with Association

Coloring with Association

Much color work for designers requires avoiding unintentional associations: Red and blue make any map seem partisan, ... keep reading