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.

The Vintage Speedball Textbook

I once found a set of Speedball pen nibs as a kid. I was familiar with conventional pen and ink usage, but had never seen nibs like this before. It wasn’t until taking a calligraphy course in college (with Professor Don Anderson, author of “The Art Of Written Forms”) that I ran across them...

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Body Language

The creators of War Ink found a form through which they could honor the sacrifices of veterans, and create a bridge between veterans and civilians: tattoos.

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That Pesky 1 Percent

Almost 90 years after they were produced, these pre-World War II infographics on the 1 percent in France are still relevant today.

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Warn and Cover

Steven Heller researches ebola awareness posters around the globe.

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Urban Cartography, Curated

Designing New York City’s wayfinding "infostructure" demands a delicate balance of user needs - while maintaining the integrity of public space.

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Take Aim

Steven Heller examines the classic bullseye—one of the most perfectly designed of all graphic forms—and the evolution of shooting targets.