15 Great Examples of Data Visualisation

Over the last few years data has been turboboosted with the evolution of the infographic. Although data visualisation is nothing new, this aspect of graphic design has leapt forward of late with ever more elegant and masterful solutions being devised. Here are some examples of great infographics.

 

The Power of Pinterest

An insight into the growth and future of the social media phenomenon by Fast Company.
The Power of Pinterest

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Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus

Great concept and beautifully gripping animation.

The Future of Wind and Marine Energy

Simple clean layout makes the info presented here attractive and easy to take in.
The Future of Wind and Marine Energy

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The female face of farming – FAO / UN

In depth study into women in agriculture around the world.
The female face of farming

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England riots: suspects and poverty mapped

Excellent data map, built with Google Fusion tables.
England riots suspects and poverty mapped

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The world is obsessed by Facebook – Alex Trimpe

Nice unique animated infographic by the motion graphics master.

The World of Beer

Great effort put in to compile and arrange this static infographic for the beer connoisseur.
The World of Beer

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Notabilia

An unusual and ambitious interactive presentation visualising of Article for Deletion (AfD) discussions in the English Wikipedia.
Notabilia

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Engine Yard

Effective and clear product presentation, quickly highlighting the benefits an features of a complex framework.

Feltron Annual Report

Great piece of work by infographic wizard Nicholas Feltron.
Feltron Annual Report

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How Long Are You Willing to Wait for Customer Service?

Business infographic from collected survey data.
Customer Service

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Behind the Libor Scandal – New York Times

Great simplification of the UK banking scandal.
Customer Service

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100 Metre Sprint: One Race, Every Medalist Ever

Brilliant visualisation of the 100 metre sprint records and how they compare over time

The world’s high-speed rail networks

Beautifully designed journalistic graphics by italian designer Francesco Franchi.
Analisi Grafica

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Max Planck Research Networks

This stunning multi-touch installation reveals how Max Planck Institutes collaborate with each other, and with their international partners.

Further Reading

Infographics: Graphic Design for Data