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.

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Germany’s in the Details

During the Nazi era in Germany, countless documents and reference works of all kinds—no matter how seemingly insignificant—were published for the populace.

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How Mr. ZIP Changed Our Lives

The Mr. ZIP illustration appeared in many PSAs urging postal customers to use the five-digit ZIP Code that was initiated on July 1, 1963.

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The Real Truth About Babies, Voila!

From the Lester Beall–esque cover to the simple vector-like illustrations, this 1953 brochure issued by New York State is a pretty modern look at sex ed.

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Up With the Underground

Roger van den Bergh of Onoma LLC, an identity and media design firm in New York City, gave himself a painstaking challenge: Design a new MTA Subway map for the city.

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Marks With Meaning

How to use symbols in the service of viable information has been an ongoing topic for visual communicators, as "The Challenge of Symbology" (1959) attests.

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Age-Old Symbols for the New Age

As graphic designers who specialize in logos and trademarks, Mark Fox and Angie Wang have done a splendid job in "Symbols: A Handbook for Seeing."

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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.