Information is Beautiful Awards – Your Chance to Vote Readers: Some of the year’s best data-visualizations, interactives and scrollytellings have made the Information is Beautiful Awards 2018 Shortlist. The last day you can vote is this Friday, October 19th. The winners will win the Community Award at their ceremony in New York on Dec 4th. Your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Readers: The shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017 were announced Thursday 19 October. Celebrating global excellence in data visualization, infographics and information design, the Awards give $20,000 across eight new subject-based categories in 2017. From gender and cyberbulling to global issues of terror, migration and climate change, graphics cut through accusations of […]