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The Art of Abstraction

The Art of Abstraction

Data visualizers deal in abstractions. Bars stand in for entire populations, colors represents ideologies and vast ... keep reading

The Startup Universe: Not Your Average Network Visualization

The Startup Universe: Not Your Average Network Visualization

Visually is a startup, and as a startup, we have a special fascination with data about other startups. The CrunchBase ... keep reading

The Infographicization of Data: Google Databoard

The Infographicization of Data: Google Databoard

Google’s mission statement reads: Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it ... keep reading

12 Ice Cream Infographics

12 Ice Cream Infographics

Summer is heating up in the northern hemisphere, and July is national ice cream month in the US. Designers and ... keep reading

Web-Based Color Tools

Web-Based Color Tools

One of the most important things designers work with is color. Every element they draw, type, or generate with a ... keep reading

Freedom Fonts: ZXX protests the NSA

Freedom Fonts: ZXX protests the NSA

Ahead of our nation celebrating the Fourth of July and our independence from Great Britain, designer Sang Mun released ... keep reading

Communicating Temperature

Communicating Temperature

Temperature is an interesting value. It’s something all of us experience at every moment of every day. We feel ... keep reading

Animated GIF Infographics

Animated GIF Infographics

Animated infographics are a relatively rare thing, but they can be a powerful way to convey certain types of ... keep reading

Orders of Magnitude

Orders of Magnitude

Infographics often deal with large numbers or large concepts, with the goal of making the viewer understand just how ... keep reading

The Civic Data Challenge: Creation Phase

The Civic Data Challenge: Creation Phase

The Civic Data Challenge has just completed the ideation phase and entered its creation phase. The ideation phase was ... keep reading