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08/29/2014: Coffee infographic

Infographic popularity continues to increase and, to that end, new business ventures focusing on the organizational artform continue to grow and develop. Follygraph, a design studio specializing in stylish graphics suitable for framing opens in mid-September. Prior to opening, the studio has released this useful infographic that aims to make anyone an instant barista....

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08/13/2014: California drought infographic

Creating great infographics is no easy task. John T. Meyer of Lemonly shows you how in two short weeks. Sign up now. If you’re not aware of the current extended drought in California, this simple interactive infographic from the L.A. Times uses color and repetition to create impact, showing how, especially recently, the lack...

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07/08/2014: Happy designer infographic

Adobe recently conducted a survey looking into the mindset of designers and other creatives and found that designers are largely optimistic about the future and satisfied with their jobs. In turn, Co.Design took the information and created this glass-half-full themed infographic detailing some of the highlights of the survey. See a larger version here,...

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03/12/2014: Typewriter poster

Posters like this are ubiquitous these days (see the Image of the Day Oscar post as just one other recent example), but there’s something about these simply-illustrated depictions of the typewriter’s evolution that is both intriguing and educational (looking at the 1878 Hansen Writing Ball brings to mind a number of questions). This is...

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02/28/2014: Oscar dress poster

The 86th Academy Awards are this weekend and to commemorate, the people at Mediarun released this engaging, infographic-style poster. It illustrates the dresses worn in the Best Actress category from 1929 to the Christian Dior dress worn by Jennifer Lawrence at last year’s Oscars. Each illustration captures the style of each dress with an...

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Image of the Day, 01/08/2014: Rock infographic

This is just a small portion of an elaborate, highly interactive infographic, designed by Brittany Klontz that details a history of rock by digging deeply into its most obscure sub-genres. As an added bonus, clicking on the name of a given genre provides you with a sample of the music, so if you’re looking...

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Image of the Day, 12/18/2013: Writer infographic

Print contributors Maria Popova and Wendy MacNaughton, worked with information design team Accurat, to create this impressively detailed graphic to show famous writers sleeping habits compared to their productivity. Read about how it came together at Brain Pickings and check out the entire graphic here. It’s also available as a print at Society 6....

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Image of the Day, 11/27/2013: Parade infographic

The Print Celebrates Design Competition 2013 is the first ever Print competition focused on all things festive! Join the party and submit your 2013 designs today! This impressively detailed and interactive infographic provides a nice overview of the yearly additions and changes to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons. Via Fast Company. For more...

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Image of the Day, July 2, 2013

Excellent 3D illustrations by Chris Sickels of Red Dog Studio for this Jennifer LaRue Huget children’s book, The Beginners Guide to Running Away from Home. Read more Sickels’ process at Letterology.

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Image of the Day, April 25, 2013

Simple, strong image showing the global economic shifts for Economia magazine by London-based artist Charles Williams. See more of his work here.