Information Design Resources

 

Data Sources

Software

Information Design Video Tutorials

Illustrator Charts and Graphs

The Best Tools for Visualization

Lucidchart Online Wireframing/Flowchart – sign up for free account

The Best Tools for Visualization

 

Design Pattern Libraries

Stat Silk Interactive maps and visualizations.

The Do’s And Don’ts of Infographic Design

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Infographic Design: Revisited

How to Steal Like an Artist (and 9 Other Things Nobody Told Me)

Presentations:

Information Design: 4 steps to save the world Slideshare

Blogs

infographics.w3ec.com

dddinfographic.com

Infosthetics

Subtraction

Cool Infographics

Urbancartography

SerialConsign

Visualization Magazine Vol 2: The Circle Vol

Visual Complexity

Nixlog

Dynamic Diagrams

Strange Maps Blog

Smashing Magazine’s “Data Visualization: Modern Approaches”

Mashable’s “16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools”

Information is Beautiful

Infographic of a Life: Infographic as a Resume

Infographics Flickr site

simplecomplexity.net

chartporn

Firms

C3 Graphics

Luminant Design

Funnel, Inc

Humantic

Hothouse Design

Xplane

5wgraphics.com

 

Portfolio Sites:

Jonathan Harris/ No 27

Diagrams, Charts, Maps: 5W

as Art

Nonsensical Infographics

 Map resources

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USA_Counties_with_names.svg 

http://smashinghub.com/vector-world-map-collection.htm

map projection (public domain) pdfs.

USA Counties .svg

 Re-Visions of Minard

Examples

Water: top ten states worst drinking water

The Schengen Agreement

Walled World: infographic of Schengen agreement

TD Building up Space

Baby Name Wizard

How We Spend Our Day

Attractors Physics Flash Game

Wikipedia How a sewing machine works gif

Visuallizing One Billion Dollars

rising ocean leverl map overlay

The Super Ad Bowl: Two Decades of Players

Click Track

In Search of the Click Track

click track analysis

NY Times Interactive

Inside the Towers

Inaugaral Words

Kennedy Family Tree

Sports

Roger Federer Tennis Technique

Yankee Stadium

Ancient Olympics (noisy)

Sports Information resources

Baseball Reference.com

Pro-Football-Reference.com

Entertainment Infographics:

time travel in popular film and tv

Best Movies of all time

Ebb and Flow at the Box Office

Activist/Advocacy Information Design

Infographics presented have a particular ‘axe to grind’ and use design to change opinion.

If Marijuana Were Legal: Projecting Tax Revenues

Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, International

HURIDOCS

OpenEvsys A web-based system for managing informatin about human rights violations

HURIDOCS slideshare

Casualties of War – NYTimes Interactive Visualization Is this an Activist/Advocacy Infographic?

Everyone Ever in the World

Gapminder

Hans Rosling shows the best stats you’ve ever seen using Gapminder generated animation

Gapminder FAQ page and example

Gapminder Download flash files