I really liked this 8-minute video on the inner workings of the NY Times Interactive Graphics Department. I had no idea they did such amazing work! This inspires me to dig around the nytimes.com site a little more.

In an interview with The Atlantic, the designers recommended these books from Gestalten:
Data Flow 2: Visualizing Information in Graphic Design*
Turning Pages: Editorial Design for Print Media*
Visual Storytelling: Inspiring a New Visual Language

Read the accompanying article here.

(* I really want these books! I saw them at the Breda Graphic Design Museum and regret not picking them up then.)

FF Chartwell is a typeface that generates graphs for you! I’ve never seen anything like it. Very impressive.

A general guide can be found here on the FontFont website. Buy the whole family for $129, or try out one font (I’d go with Chartwell Pies) for just $25.

Fast Company presents us with America’s 50 Most Influential Designers

Fast Company presents us with America’s 50 Most Influential Designers

I live in Florida, but I love New York magazine. Why? Tongue-in-cheek infographics. They’re just fun to look at.
Let this blog article from Creative Review show you what I mean.

I live in Florida, but I love New York magazine. Why? Tongue-in-cheek infographics. They’re just fun to look at.

Let this blog article from Creative Review show you what I mean.

Here is a chart from Wired Mag showing the spectacular scientific history of HeLa cells, the “immortal” tumor cells taken from Baltimore woman Henrietta Lacks. Henrietta’s cells were used to create the polio vaccine, among about a million other incredible human achievements in science and medicine.
On a note unrelated to design, RadioLab has produced incredible podcast on Henrietta Lacks and I highly recommend it. Stream it here.

Here is a chart from Wired Mag showing the spectacular scientific history of HeLa cells, the “immortal” tumor cells taken from Baltimore woman Henrietta Lacks. Henrietta’s cells were used to create the polio vaccine, among about a million other incredible human achievements in science and medicine.

On a note unrelated to design, RadioLab has produced incredible podcast on Henrietta Lacks and I highly recommend it. Stream it here.

Tags: infographics

Colors of the Year as decided by the users of ColourLovers.com. Prit-tee interesting.
Click here for the whole story.Go to Coloroftheyear.com to name your own color of 2010.

Colors of the Year as decided by the users of ColourLovers.com. Prit-tee interesting.

Click here for the whole story.
Go to Coloroftheyear.com to name your own color of 2010.