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February 15, 2007 7:23 AM   Subscribe

Where can I find some great infographics?

I'm trying to find well-designed infographics/infoporn/data visualization that are either humorous, informative, or just interesting. I'm specifically looking for pictures (ie static, not interactive) and preferably ones large enough to easily print at poster-size. I don't really have a preference for topic or subject matter.
posted by god particle to Media & Arts (9 answers total) 35 users marked this as a favorite
 
You could have a look through information aesthetics and visualcomplexity.com, both have loads of good stuff.
posted by MetaMonkey at 7:38 AM on February 15, 2007 [2 favorites]




I haven't read them, but from what I hear Edward Tufte's books are the bee's knees for visually communicating information.
posted by revgeorge at 8:35 AM on February 15, 2007


The Nixlog Infographics blog.

Website of Edward Tufte, patron saint of infographics.
posted by adamrice at 8:37 AM on February 15, 2007


Statshot
posted by jtajta at 9:01 AM on February 15, 2007 [1 favorite]


seconding Edward Tufte.
posted by krautland at 9:08 AM on February 15, 2007


This map is a totally awesome infographic.

The Powers of Ten poster is also cool.

I have a thing for the nytimes infographics, too. One of my favorites was the image of all the places space shuttles have been hit by debris.
posted by that girl at 9:15 AM on February 15, 2007


This blog is dedicated to interesting examples of data visualisation. I have it on my Google Reader because some fantastic and interesting things pop up on there.
posted by mikshir at 9:41 AM on February 15, 2007


Tons of weird maps, my pick would be the Eisenhower Interstate System (second post down currently). They also link to a lot of other nice map places, e.g. Library of Congress where you can get large versions.
posted by anaelith at 12:59 PM on February 15, 2007 [1 favorite]


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