Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Well-Designed Infographics

It’s impossible to comprehend complex data or analyze large amounts of information, if we only use words or texts. Information graphics or better known as infographics are visual explanation of data, information or knowledge. These graphics are excellent visual tools for explaining huge amounts of information where complex data needs to be explained immediately and clearly.
50 Years of Space Exploration. A huge infograph that show the last 50 years of space exploration. This incredible infographic was created by Sean McNaughton and Samuel Velasco for National Geographic. (via Sean McNaughton and Samuel Velasco)
Disney vs Marvel. A collage assignment made by Curseofthemoon. An infographic about Disney buying Marvel. (via Curse of the Moon)
Disney VS Marvel Infographic by curseofthemoon 50 Informative and Well Designed Infographics
Grand Mosque. This is an infographic press release that came from the Gulf News (Dubai). it came with the actual graphic and an explanation about the architecture of the great mosque. (via Douglas Okasaki)
High Rise. Out of the 191 countries that are counted by the United Nations only 81 (42%) to have a building that is higher than 100 meter. (via Theo Deutinger, Johannes Pointl, Beatriz Ramo)
Relief Wells & Subsea Containment. BP intends to drill two wells designed to intersect the original wellbore above the oil reservoir. (via Hollywoodbackstage)
Prism Social Media 2010. This infographic display online conversations between the people that populate communities as well as the networks that connect the Social Web. (via Serge Esteves)
Flickr User Model. Bryce Glass has developed a wonderful Flickr user model diagrams where one can simply understand the Flickr ecosystem. (via Bryce Glass)
Burning Fuel: The Average Car vs. The Average Human. An infographic comparison on how cars use gas to power themselves, just as people use food. (via Good)
Most Targeted Books. Every year, libraries are asked to remove books from their shelves, because they are found to be inappropriate. But the list of the 10 most challenged books in 2009 does show which books some parents find objectionable, and why they feel their kids shouldn’t be reading them. (via Good)
Goodbye, Lenin. This well-made infographic is a 2nd-place winner of the international NewspaperDesigning contest. (via Lech Mazurczyk)
source : http://www.eimgur.com/well-designed-infographics

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