This video examines the benefits and limitations inherent in current mouse-based and window-oriented interfaces, the problems facing other potential solutions, and visualizes my proposal for a completely new way of interacting with desktop computers.Thanks for the link Tyler! Found on Ignore The Code.
National Geographic published this amazing flight map that shows the flight paths of all 200 space missions in the last 50 years. A zoomable map is on the NG website, and a high-res image is available from Adam Crowe on Flickr.
Art by Sean McNaughton, National Geographic Staff, Samuel Velasco, 5W Infographics.
Found on Fast Company.
Designed by Mark Edward Campos, this infographic takes the confusing instructions that have been on the Internet for years, and translates them into a simple graphic. 64,000 possible combinations reduced to less than 100 attempts.
This design project was born to understand the inner workings of the padlock, and to develop a notation system to engage the viewer and provide a guide to beat a pad lock.Found on Gizmodo.
In September, GOOD magazine held an infographic contest to illustrate the top CEO compensation packages. The above infographic by Dee Adams wins the prize!
Dee Adams’s piece “The Top 8 of CEO Compensation” does an excellent job of illustrating the massive salaries of CEOs and relating them to regular employees in a clean and simple manner. It’s our winner, and Adams will take home our prize package, including a GOOD T-shirt, a free subscription, and $250. You’ll be able to see her infographic in print in our next issue as well.All of the entries are available for viewing here, but I wanted to include a few of my other favorites:
By Robin Richards:
By Jessica Karle:
This is one of those simple, but great infographics. Once the news starts talking about "billions" of dollars, the brain goes numb and it all runs together because the numbers are too big for us to comprehend.
Great job David, keep them coming!
From the October issue of Fast Company,
Don't get all worked up by the headline, Sinophiles. We're talking about the 60th birthday of the founding of the People's Republic, which Mao Zedong declared on October 1, 1949. Here's a look at China then and now.Most people would have used a bar chart, but a little good design work makes this a compelling infographic.
Not easy to find the designer credit, but the infographic is from Nicholas Felton.
After finding the video last week, I also found that Chris Jordan has published a book of his work called "Running The Numbers". I couldn't help myself, I had to buy a copy. It's available on Amazon.com and directly from Chris Jordan's site.
Chris Jordan's photography is focused on visualizing the huge numbers and statistics from life in America. His photos put the large quantities into a visual scale that our brains can understand.
Here's a link that will help support Cool Infographics too.
From Hu2 Design, cocktail recipe infographics for your wall (drink not included). They've created different ones for Rum, Tequila, Whiskey, Gin and Vodka that show the drink recipes for the common mixed drinks. They're also available in different colors to help coordinate with your wall colors, and the website lets you see the color graphics on different wall colors to find what you are looking for.
Hu2 Vinyl Stickers are designed to be applied to any smooth surface including walls, windows & furniture. The vinyl’s are completely removable and leave no residue.Also available is a cocktail ingredients by percentage infographic.
They also have bath tub level indicators, cable organizers, and things not to be forgotten as you leave your house. In addition to the infographic stickers, they offer a bunch of fun, decorative and well designed wall decals as well. Go check them all out at Hu2.com
EDIT: You can also follow Hu2Design on Twitter!