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Visual Inspiration: Dot Map, Petri Projects, Google Street View Hyper-Lapse

Visual Inspiration: Dot Map, Petri Projects, Google Street View Hyper-Lapse

Dot Map An interactive map of every person counted by the 2010 US, 2011 Canadian, and 2010 Mexican censuses. The map ... keep reading

“Creative” Things Designers Do: Bar Chart Edition

“Creative” Things Designers Do: Bar Chart Edition

In the process of setting up a visual style for an infographic, designers often make little graphical tweaks to charts. ... keep reading

Finding Meaning—and Relationships—in Abstraction

Finding Meaning—and Relationships—in Abstraction

Choosing what information to leave out can be harder — and more important — than choosing what to include. ... keep reading

Visual Inspiration: Distance to Mars, Icons Times, World of Motion

Visual Inspiration: Distance to Mars, Icons Times, World of Motion

1. Distance to Mars A simple, but fun visual. If the Earth was 100 pixels wide, traveling at 7,000 pixels a second, how ... keep reading

20 Super Infographics About Superheroes

20 Super Infographics About Superheroes

We all have things in our lives that are out of our control: other people, companies, governments, natural events. ... keep reading

The Perks of Being an In-House Designer

The Perks of Being an In-House Designer

Being an in-house designer isn’t as sexy as working at a big-shot design agency or having your own business. ... keep reading

Infographics and Politics: Shaping Public Opinion on Facebook

Infographics and Politics: Shaping Public Opinion on Facebook

Infographics are practically everywhere, but if you’re looking for sheer volume, look to the issues. There’s good ... keep reading

Visual Inspiration: Taxi Fares, Knolling, World Cities at Night

Visual Inspiration: Taxi Fares, Knolling, World Cities at Night

How does a cabbie make money? The Boston Globe obtained 87 days of fare data for one cab driver. The resulting ... keep reading

The Psychology of Percentages

The Psychology of Percentages

We are all familiar with percentages: we learned about them in grade school and we encounter them everywhere. The ... keep reading

Art for Sale

Art for Sale

The fine art world has never really been comfortable with money, despite how much it really depends on it. Designers ... keep reading