Links to information design resources

Time Plots, Infographic research and prints on a variety of subjects; smart and well-designed

Gapminder – visualization tools

NYTimes Visualization Lab—create visualizations with Many Eyes

Andrew Kuo, arist/designer

Daniel Eatock, British designer interested in images and language

Informing Ourselves to Death, 1990 speech by Neil Postman

Infosthetics explores the relationship between design and the field of information visualization, by Andrew Vande Moere, University of Sydney

Info-Aesthetics: Information and Form, didactic, theoretical, historical and all-around unique site

Information for web designers and developers

Dutch architects’ site of information design projects

High school math teacher’s site on information design project

Visualization of water use, production, etc. by German design firm

Ph.D. in Design at NC State Univ.

Great Diagrams in Anthropology, Linguistics, & Social Theory

Knight News Challenge Winners 2008

National Science Foundation Visualization Challenge

International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge 2008 (Science Magazine)

Matthew Ericson video, NYT Information Graphics

Visual Complexity, Manuel Lima’s comprehensive site on visualization of complex networks

Gallery of Data Visualization, Math department of York Univ, Toronto, Canada

Information Architects, design firm site

Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.

Treemap, Univ of Maryland

19 Cities with 20 million people in 21st Century, Richard Saul Wurman

Electoral Projections

Communication Nation

Presidential Debate in 1 minute – edited presidential debate video

IBM Visual Communication Lab

Many Eyes

Teaching the Bigger Picture: Design Schools Need To Shift Focus, by Peter Hall

Make Magazine, DIY Technology

Brian Oakes, film graphics designer for I.O.U.S.A.

Gong Szeto: Interview with Brian Oakes, Designer of I.O.U.S.A. (Design Observer)

Slate Magazine: Infoviz Art

Baby Name Wizard

The Dumpster is an interactive online visualization that attempts to depict a slice through the romantic lives of American teenagers

I Want You to Want Me

Radiohead House of Cards video

MIT Mycrocosm: generator for simple statistical graphs

Data visualization and infographics resources

NY Times article on visualization

Feltron Eight – design firm with lots of well-designed work in information graphics

Very Small Array – cartoonist’s site

Flowing Data – comprehensive blog for visualization

Visualization design contest winners

Site of Christian Behrens, recent MA grad in the Interface Design program at Potsdam University of Applied Sciences – thesis project: The Form of Facts and Figures

Christian Behrens, information design patterns

Everymoment Now: visualization of news

Visual I/O – visualization application

Patchwork Nation – News and geographic information from Christian Science Monitor

Campaign ad wars – NYTimes comparison of election campaign spending

BuzzTracker: World News Mapped

Craig Mod: designer’s site

Jason Salavon: artist’s site

iPhone application

Charles Blow NYT blog – visual Op-Ed columnist

How Much is Your Vote Worth?

History of science timeline

Lou Dorfsman, designer rememberance

How do different wines taste? NYU grad student project

NYU IT Program

Designer’s site: My year as info graphics

Red Dot Design Awards

Google search analysis

Infopornographic! Many examples of datagraphics

Data Visualisation Blogs

Good Magazine – Our Present Economy

Good Magazine

NYT Interactive Map: Electoral Explorer

Letter-pairs analysis application

NYT: Can a President Tame the Business Cycle?

Public bathroom finder and recorder

Weather visualization and forecasting tool

National Archives – exhibitions of collections

Making Sense of Modern Art – museum exhibition

Twenty-five tall buildings

Chinese Painting and Calligraphy exhibition

Stamen, design studio in San Francisco

Barcelona designers of interactive information spaces

Info design jobs

Small Korean design studio

Skyscraper diagram database

Information Visualization blog

Data Sources

News Data Sources

Washington Post News Polls

ABC News Poll

CNN News Poll




CBS News

Sports Research Databases

Sports Simulations

National Climatic Data Center

Center for Disease Control Data

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Kaiser Family Foundation

US Dept of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics

Roller Coaster DataBase

Cinema Treasures, movie theater preservation and awareness

Internet Movie Database

National Priorities Project Database

US Census Bureau

National Center for Education Statistics

American Religious Identification Survey

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania

American Bankruptcy Institute

Parsons Info Design 2007-2008

A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods

Mark Lombardi – artist

Martin Wattenberg – computer scientist and new media artist

New Mapmakers

Charles M. Blow is The New York Times’s visual Op-Ed columnist.

Phrenology map

Visual Thesaurus

Google Book Search

Google Earth Gallery

Penn Fine Arts Library Image Collection

William Playfair Commercial and Political Atlas, 1801

Chart Types

Information Design Wikipedia

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (weather data)

Googlism (search associations ‘game’)

Center for Public Integrity Investigative Journalism

The Smoking Gun, public documents on crimes, celebrities, politicians, etc.

Perceptual Edge, InfoVis consultant

Swivel – making data useful

Infodesign on WordPress

Strange Maps

Kuler – Adobe color generator

Infosthetics: the beauty of data visualization

TED Conference (Technology, Education, and Design)

Hans Rosling: Debunking third-world myths with great statistical displays

Great presentations

Tim Brown on Play and Creativity

Andreas Fischer – artist works with data

Visual Thinking

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