Information Design

Information design has undergone an explosion in recent years, with infographics becoming increasingly widespread and accessible. Everyone seems to be creating their own DIY infographics and information dashboards are increasingly popular. Imprint examines how data visualizations present complex information in an easily digestible way—through interactive data visualizations and other means of data viz graphics.


Weekend Heller: Taco Democracy

In response to racist statements from Latinos for Trump, Rigsby Hull initiated a "taco trucks on every corner" movement in Texas.


Today’s American Dream

Steven Heller talks with Bob McKinnon, principal of Galewill, a for-purpose company that designs social change programs, communications, advocacy and action.


WAR Design

War is hell but it is never without an element of graphic ingenuity. Steven Heller reviews a bit of war design history.


A Chicago Tribune Geek-Out !

A crazy quilt of material concerning aspects of the Chicago Tribune that have injected themselves into J.J. Sedelmaier's personal and professional life.


Not Sick of the Debates Yet?

Meet The Contender: an electoral debate game that offers hundreds of one-liners based on real presidential quotes.


14 Reliable Data Sources for Creating Infographics

Visual messages are interpreted faster than textual ones at a mind-blowing rate of 60,000 times faster. Hence, infographics have quickly become a popular method for presenting detailed data. While infographics are beautiful and efficient, they hold a strong responsibility of providing accurate data. To assist designers in digging up reliable data, we listed some of...