The Best American Infographics Trailer

The Best American Infographics Trailer

The newest volume — fresh and visually arresting — in the acclaimed Best American series, showcasing the finest examples of data visualization from the past year. This volume is all about data visualization and infographics, and it looks exquisite!

The rise of infographics across virtually all print and electronic media — from a striking breakdown of classic cocktails to a graphic tracking 200 influential moments that changed the world, to visually arresting depictions of Twitter traffic — reveals patterns in our lives and our world in fresh and surprising ways. In the era of big data, where information moves faster than ever, infographics provide us with quick, often influential bursts of art and knowledge — on the environment, politics, social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and more — to digest and to share with our social networks.

The Best American Infographics captures the finest examples... keep reading

Delicious Infographics: Nutritional Data, Visualized With Food

It is well known that infographics can be informational, communicative, and even beautiful, but one designer aims to add another adjective to this list – nutritious. When Ryan MacEachern began a new low carbohydrate diet, he decided to also begin a new infographic project, Design x Food. “I have always been fairly conscious of... keep reading

Football vs. Cheerleading: Who Gets Hurt More?

Football is known for its big hits. While the gladiatorial style of play has helped fuel football’s popularity, it has also been the cause of numerous head injuries resulting in permanent damage. Now, football programs from the high school level to the NFL are under pressure to reduce the number of concussions suffered by... keep reading