information graphics

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Mind Games

Those of us who lean in the direction of psychosomatic illness (at least those of us who have survived our psychosomatic illnesses), have been waiting for a visual cautionary book like this for decades. Oddly, this was published in 1953. Although the expressionistic illustrations and information graphics may seem satiric, they accompany a very...

See Something or Say Something

I’m pretty close to deciding that the one thing the web does incredibly well is encourage banter, and throwaway communication; a little system of streams and creeks connecting drips of chatter from one end of the world to the other, occasionally creating importance. Here’s a lovely series of data visualizations supporting the idea. Eric...

A Life's Work

By Criswell Lappin, Design Director I held a man’s life in my hands. It was red and blue with gold foil stamping. I was looking at the life of Gordon Felton, originally Gunter Fajgenbaum, as compiled by his son, information designer Nicholas Felton. For the last six years, Felton has generated the Feltron Annual...

Today's Obsession: Visual Aid for Japan

In direct opposition to my own post on Friday about disaster relief to Japan across the web, Steven Rosenbaum at The Atlantic makes a somewhat strange implication that web workers at South by Southwest a couple of weeks ago failed to take action while at the event. He seems to ignore that, um, they...