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- 10% of the news in infographics …

Selected Category: Inspiration

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Crimescene Infographic – How was Ötzi killed?

I wouldn’t mind to see such infographic treatment spread from magazines and into newspapers. But where will the limit be?

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Print or online? One masterpiece and one screw-up

Final Verdict – The (xxx) version is a masterpiece of visual journalism, which leaves the role of the screw-up to the (xxx) version.

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The World Reduced To Infographics – review

It’s David McCandless Light, the obvious spin-off to Information is Beautiful, – not as well-designed, not as important

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Advice from a successful infographic salesperson – let the fight begin

The author with the advice is Amy Balliett. She is not a household name on the infographics scene, but perhaps she will be or should be.

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Very complex complexity in graphics – sexy too?

From Russia comes some of the most beautiful visualizations, I have ever seen. But what do they mean?

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Graphic News in London celebrated their 20th anniversary in style

Upon arrival I was impressed with the number of attendees to such a firm-based event. I didn’t count us all, but would estimate 70-80 in the room.

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Infographics could change your political views

Yes indeed – the ‘Graph Treatment’ shows a dramatic effect, when it comes to efficiency in rooting out wrong opinions that goes directly against the actual facts.

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Osama Bin Ladens Death in Infographics – Gallery

Working with Breaking News is like a glassblower, where you’ll blow life into your material while it’s molten and constantly changing.

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Moviebarcodes – How many insights do you get from them?

As the creator wouldn’t reveal name, occupation or process to create these images, it all seems a bit shady

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Free Visual Language for everyone – the nounproject

This imaginative project has set out to become an ‘Online library consisting of the highly recognizable symbols, that form the worlds visual language’.

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Infographics Conference in March #1

The theme for the conference IC11 is ‘Inside Infographics’.

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Color of the year as predicted by Pantone – Honeysuckle

If you’re a designer it’s time to get #45b8AC, Turquoise, out of your system and move on

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A New Era in Infographics – don’t miss

If you haven’t already seen this incredibly well-produced and interesting video about the new infographics era, then it’s time for you to do so.

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Baidu beats Google when it comes to mapping

Have you ever played SimCity – or if you’re younger, CityVille on Facebook – and wondered what it might look like to have a real city depicted in simstyle?

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Amanda Cox in Denmark for New Media Days

If you want to see a presentation by one of the best practitioners (and thinkers) in the data-visualization field, then spend an hour in the company of Amanda Cox from The New York Times

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‘There are millions of clients out there’

You will even make your editor-in-chief happy, because he can sell your infographic services to clients in order to pay for the news

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The next big thing in infographics – five criterias and a solution

Yes – Let’s go all the way, and get a competition running to produce the best infographic-related image with this tool

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Hannah Fairfield speaks to the crowd

- ‘We’re inventors – we’re creators. And that’s the most important thing about what we do. And I think we should welcome failure every once in a while’

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National Geographic makes the graphics noone else can afford

The creation of ‘Wilma the Neanderthal’ is just such a no-efforts-spared-project, which no other magazine in the world could produce. You can make your own guess about the expenses

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Do you want the truth or something beautiful?

Paloma Faith is clearly questioning the use of circles, when you want to show the truth – she even wears a pie chart for a hat

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The future of magazines and infographics on iPad

Really rough sketches and ideas, but still a fantastic voyage into the future and the features

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Visual Journalism for your ears in New York Times

Well then – hit the play button, and now you can hear just how close the athletes is finishing in some of the tight events in the Olympics. Each dot gives out a tone …

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Overused trend in newspaper design and infographics?

The judges at the Society of News Design 31 spotted a widespread trend in the many submissions from this year and even gave it a name: BARN = Big-Ass Red Numbers

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Famous Picasso-painting, Guernica, as a 3D-model

How about taking one of the most famous paintings in the history and recreate it as a 3D-sculpture?