Readers: I have discussed the use of Pie Charts and the Parts-to-Whole Relationship in a previous blog post. In that post, I noted some thoughts from Dr. Robert Kosara (photo, right). Dr. Kosara is a research scientist at Tableau Software. His focus is on the communication of data through visualization and visual storytelling. Robert is […]

Apollo A visual history of every manned Apollo flight, charting one of mankind’s greatest achievements all the way from Kennedy’s ‘We choose to go to the Moon’ speech to Armstrong’s ‘One Small Step’ and beyond. Mr. Button’s goal was to create something with a rich tactile nature that was a beautiful object in its own […]

    Cats without a home by Russell Spangler These beautiful cats are threatened by growing human populations, loss of habitat, illegal hunting (of both tigers and their prey species) and expanded trade in tiger parts used as traditional medicines. Credits Russell Spangler   Award Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017 Categories Humanitarian / Global […]

Readers: I am continuing my week-long review of the shortlist entries for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017. Below is more detail on this entry. I also added some commentary on some tests I ran using these fonts in a Microsoft Word 2016 document. Best regards, Michael AtF Spark – Code-free Sparkline Typeface by After […]

Readers: I am continuing my week-long review of the shortlist entries for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017. Below is more detail on this entry. I also adding some context about the concept of what a Triple Play is after the dataviz screenshots. Best regards, Michael Triple Play Art by Tresta Inc A visualization of […]

While everyone loves the timeless options, the top selling Halloween costume trends are often based on pop culture characters for the current year. The Costume Super Center created an infographic featuring the industry’s best new costumes from 2007 to today. It’s fun to see how trends have changed. This Halloween, creepy clowns are in. That’s why Costumer Super […]

Readers: I am continuing my week-long review of the shortlist entries for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017. This entry was very powerful, engaging and chronicles the plight of Syrian refugees looking for new places to live in Europe, only to be “fenced out.” Below is more detail on this entry. Best regards, Michael […]