Great interactive infographic website from GE for their Plug Into The Smart Grid ad campaign. Beautiful graphics, fast, clean interface and all-around good job. The viewer can change the setting, and see the infographic results change in response.
My son loves the Augmented Reality part! Not really infographic, but fun.
Apple is using a live countdown timer for is 1 Billion App Countdown promotion. It's almost real-time, and is a step better than when they did the 1 Billion Song Download a few years ago.
At the rate its going, they'll reach a billion before the end of the week!
Download an app and you’ll automatically get the chance to win a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card, an iPod touch, a Time Capsule, and a MacBook Pro.Also, there a link to enter the contest without buying an App. You can enter 25 times a day.
From Good Magazine, an infographic resembling a board game but in reality is a timeline. Credits list Coleen Corcoran and Joe Prichard.
Thanks Alwyn for sending in the link!
Thanks Marco, for broadening my horizons!
Short TED Talk by Jacek Utko that explores how design can not only improve newspapers, but also your product or brand.
Jacek Utko is an extraordinary Polish newspaper designer whose redesigns for papers in Eastern Europe not only win awards, but increase circulation by up to 100%. Can good design save the newspaper? It just might.
Why is another world popoulation map website Cool? Because on GunnMap, by Gunn Interactive, you can load your own data. There are a few example data sets preloaded like population, GDP growth, military spending and birth rate, but the best part is that you can paste in your own data to create a custom world map.
Here's a quick demo video from Arthur Gunn on how to use the site by pasting in data from the CIA website to create a new map:
Thanks Paul for the link!
Created by Cameron Wilde/SquidSpot, The Periodic Table of Typefaces lays out the top ranked type fonts. Makes a great poster for the office.
I found this over on Visual Think Map