22 Sep Top 6 Sites for Infographics
Information graphics (or infographics) translate complex information, data, or knowledge into clear graphic visual representations. These graphics have become extremely popular in online journalism, but are also found in signs, maps, technical writing, education, and more.
Check out my top 6 favorite websites for inspiration.
Information is Beautiful is a great resource for infographics, mapping and data visualization. The site is managed by author David McCandless who has a beautifully illustrated book by the same title. His book “The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World’s Most Consequential Trivia” is a collection of graphs, charts, and illustrations that help readers make sense of the countless statistics and random facts that constantly bombard us.
Visualizing Palestine is the intersection of communication, social sciences, technology, design and urban studies for social justice. Visualizing Palestine uses creative visuals to describe a factual rights-based narrative of Palestine/Israel.
3. Tajseed (means to “to mold” in Arabic)
The Tajseed site is part of an initiative to create more infographics specifically in Arabic.
Like infographics and data visualization? Visual.ly is the world’s largest community of infographics and data visualization. Come explore, share, and create.
Fathom is an interactive data visualization & mapping company founded by Ben Fry, graphic designer and interactive guru.
Creative Bloq put together “the very best examples of infographics, to show you just how it should be done. Some are funny, some more serious, and all are inspiring examples of the art.” The example below is one of my favorites and explains the 13 reasons why our brains crave infographics.