Heather Schwedel of Under The Button visited our class today to help with the critique and give us some insights into the world of a popular blog editor.
Not really information visualization in the traditional sense, but a very clever way of presenting ideas. I’ve posted a few of my favorites here; be sure to check the rest of them out here!
It’s called the tournament bracket. Mapping NCAA Tournament Success, interactive graphic.
As funny and almost unbelievable retro advertisements can be, they also illustrate some great design principles. We have often discussed how important the structure of information display is, even to the point of taking precedence over the content itself. Instead of relying on new techniques and styles, try seeking inspiration from our past when design was simpler in a less media-literate society. At a minimum, you’ll get a laugh out of it. The ad below inspired my How To project. More can be found here.
Not just for technical drawings, isometric graphics are all the rage in information design these days. Stay up to date with this tutorial on how to make them.
Great information graphic on which way to hang toilet paper, complete with multiple illustrations and call-outs. This has been a pet peeve of mine for years.