Sustainability Infographics

I’ve been looking for examples of meta-diagrams, or at least how others have tried to explain complex issues into a simple infographic. I stumbled across this collection of infographics trying to explain “sustainability.” It ranges from the the technical bubbles and lines, to pretty charts, and finally to more savvy illustrations.

New Zealands Ministry of the Environment
New Zealand's Ministry of the Environment

Link: Visualizing Sustainability.

Doug Bowman Leaves Google

“Yes, it’s true that a team at Google couldn’t decide between two blues, so they’re testing 41 shades between each blue to see which one performs better. I had a recent debate over whether a border should be 3, 4 or 5 pixels wide, and was asked to prove my case. I can’t operate in an environment like that. I’ve grown tired of debating such minuscule design decisions. There are more exciting design problems in this world to tackle.” Read More