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.
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 female face of farming – FAO / UN
In depth study into women in agriculture around the world.
England riots: suspects and poverty mapped
Excellent data map, built with Google Fusion tables.
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.
An unusual and ambitious interactive presentation visualising of Article for Deletion (AfD) discussions in the English Wikipedia.
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.
How Long Are You Willing to Wait for Customer Service?
Business infographic from collected survey data.
Behind the Libor Scandal – New York Times
Great simplification of the UK banking scandal.
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.
Max Planck Research Networks
This stunning multi-touch installation reveals how Max Planck Institutes collaborate with each other, and with their international partners.