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The PEJ and Economist Infographic Challenge

The PEJ and Economist Infographic Challenge

Looking for some data to play with? How about a chance for work you did to be featured? The Economist Group and the Pew ... keep reading

Eight Different Takes on Presidential Election Maps

Eight Different Takes on Presidential Election Maps

As the 2012 US Presidential election heats up, the array of maps for analyzing likely outcomes is increasing. Different ... keep reading

I Suck at Drawing: Skipping Storyboards in Motion Graphic Design

I Suck at Drawing: Skipping Storyboards in Motion Graphic Design

Jonathan Reyes is a motion graphic designer whose work on The Economy of Coca-Cola earned him a nomination for a 2012 ... keep reading

Analysis vs. Promotion vs. Story: A Tale of Three Audiences

Analysis vs. Promotion vs. Story: A Tale of Three Audiences

The world of visualization has a few different camps of thought, which can be roughly grouped as follows: Those who ... keep reading

Battle of the Maps: iOS 6 vs. Android

Battle of the Maps: iOS 6 vs. Android

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 6 and along with it, their new mapping and directions application: Maps. The hype was ... keep reading

Infographics and Visualizations as Tools For the Mind

Infographics and Visualizations as Tools For the Mind

Alberto Cairo teaches infographics and visualization at the University of Miami. He taught at UNC-Chapel Hill between ... keep reading

From Celebrating Labor Day to Finding a Job, in 12 Infographics

From Celebrating Labor Day to Finding a Job, in 12 Infographics

Let’s be honest: most of us in the United States love Labor Day because we get a day off work. (Ah, the irony.) ... keep reading

How Groups Stack Up: When to use Grouped vs. Stacked Column Charts

How Groups Stack Up: When to use Grouped vs. Stacked Column Charts

Bar and column charts are one of the most frequently used chart types. They are simple to understand, simple to make, ... keep reading

3D Architectural Visualizations for Infographics

3D Architectural Visualizations for Infographics

Hugo A. Sanchez recently won a gold medal for data wrangling in the Visual.ly Olympics for his London 2012 Olympic ... keep reading

Visualization in Architecture: Drawing Types

Visualization in Architecture: Drawing Types

There has always been a connection between architecture and visualization. Not all visualization is about communicating ... keep reading