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Paper-Based Visualization Competition: The Winner and More - information aesthetics
"The "jury", who were Nicholas O'Leary and infosthetics, have chosen the winner of the paper-based visualization competition. First of all, a great thank you for all those who have submitted their entries! It is amazing to see the amount of creativity, time and effort has been put into each single submission.

Petals [charlenelam.com] by Charlene Lam merged the qualities of beauty, originality, and usability the best. As an independent object, it looks clean and sophisticated. The curves give it a real organic feel whilst the relation between daylight hours is clear. It is also definitely something that can be picked up and examined for a closer look. The price, the book Tactile: High Touch Visuals will be on its way soon.

Check out all the other entries below. Let us know what you think about the entries, and having competitions on infosthetics in general."
paper  papercraft  infodesign  infographics  informationdesign  inspiration  visualization  craft  data  design  mapping  maps  2009  informationaesthetics  papernet 
may 2010 by robertogreco
Infoporn: Tap Into the 12-Million-Teraflop Handheld Megacomputer
"next stage in technological evolution is...the One Machine...hardware is assembled from our myriad devices, its software is written by our collective online behavior...the Machine also includes us. After all, our brains are programming & underpinning it"
computing  wired  cloud  kevinkelly  cloudcomputing  evolution  singularity  science  innovation  infodesign  collectiveintelligence  intelligence  computers  human  networks  mobile  mind  visualization  internet  future  brain  crowdsourcing  ai  data  it  learning2.0  trends  storage 
july 2008 by robertogreco
information design patterns cookbook - data visualization & visual design - information aesthetics
"a sophisticated online collection of about 48 design patterns that describe distinct methods for the display of interactive information graphics, their active behavior as well as the forms of user interaction with them."
infographics  informationdesign  patterns  research  webdesign  reference  information  infodesign  graphs  charts  webdev 
may 2008 by robertogreco
The Ebb and Flow of Movies: Box Office Receipts 1986 - 2007 - The New York Times
"Summer blockbusters and holiday hits make up the bulk of box office revenue each year, while contenders for the top Oscar awards tend to attract smaller audiences that build over time. Here's a look at how movies have fared at the box office, after adjus
film  infographics  history  money  economics  business  charts  datavisualization  infodesign  mapping  timelines  statistics  graphics 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Design Your Life - DIY Information Design [for non-profits]
"free brochure advising non-profits on how to use information design. Design steps up as both an art of rhetoric -- how can you use design to tell a story and promote a cause? -- and a tool of analysis: how can information graphics help you analyze data,
design  information  informationdesign  infodesign  diy  howto 
february 2008 by robertogreco
The History of Visual Communication
"attempts to walk you through the long and diverse history of a particular aspect of human endeavour: The translation of ideas, stories and concepts that are largely textual and/or word based into a visual format, i.e. visual communication."
aesthetics  anthropology  architecture  art  books  communication  caves  craft  creative  culture  design  drawing  graphics  history  icons  illustration  infodesign  infographics  information  visual  visualization  via:kottke  typography  type  toread  painting  memory  photography  print  printing  literature  technology  words  writing  process  reference 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Pulse Laser: Burtin vs. Ellis/Williams
"Burtin and Williams both use letters and images, in a sequence, on the page, and expect them to be read in two different ways: First in overview and then in detail. They deal with arrangement, pace and rhythm with the same sensitivity and same language."
comics  design  drawing  warrenellis  infodesign  infographics  illustration  graphics  jackschulze  maps  mapping  schulzeandwebb  berg  berglondon 
january 2008 by robertogreco
Naming Names - The New York Times
"Names used by major presidential candidates in the series of Democratic and Republican debates leading up to the Iowa caucuses." via information aesthetics
visualization  nytimes  infographics  infodesign  elections  politics  us  2008 
december 2007 by robertogreco
The DIY Future: What Happens When Everyone Is A Designer?
"time is right to begin exploring aspects of DIY Future, especially profound implications for info arch & UX design. Using designer's powerful fusion of analytical perspective & creative vision, we can balance speculative futurism with an understanding of
cocreation  consumption  creation  gamechanging  diy  culture  smallpieceslooselyjoined  participation  design  infodesign  ux  future  futurism  creativity  creative  spimes  ubicomp  ubiquitous  computing  participatory  brucesterling  petermorville  jessejamesgarrett 
november 2007 by robertogreco
josephine starrs & leon cmielewski » seeker
"The Seeker installation uses three large projections to explore migration, territorial boundaries, conflict commodities and human displacement."
migration  immigration  infodesign  visualization  maps  mapping  interactive  interface  installation  art 
october 2007 by robertogreco
dy/dan » Blog Archive » The Red Dot
"Information Design and I'm pretty sure it is the mathematical skill most lacking in our high school graduates."..."The following is one of the most scary-awesome information designs I've seen in a month...It concerns poker"
infodesign  information  infographics  learning  math  education  schools  curriculum  literacy  statistics  edwardtufte  cheating  data  graphics  charts  danmeyer 
october 2007 by robertogreco
Dream Anatomy: Gallery: Fritz Kahn: Man as Industrial Palace
"Kahn’s modernist visualization of the digestive and respiratory system as "industrial palace," really a chemical plant, was conceived in a period when the German chemical industry was the world’s most advanced."
anatomy  visualization  illustration  infodesign  industry  medicine  design  history  art  body  human  modernism  bodies 
september 2007 by robertogreco
A Map-Based Approach to a Content Inventory - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design
"Then I stumbled across the ‘Metro’ stencil in Visio and this brought to mind an attempt I’d made some time ago to produce a site map based on Harry Beck’s 1933 map of the London Underground, a concept now used in most public transport maps around
maps  mapping  architecture  content  data  css  documentation  design  infodesign  information  howto  mindmap  mindmapping  visualization  webdesign  web  management  layout  inventory  process  ui  usability  webdev 
september 2007 by robertogreco
LastGraph: Home
"This is LastGraph, a web-based system for making pretty wavegraphs of your Last.fm musical profile. The charts have time along the horizontal axis, and number of plays on the vertical; think of it as sort of a stacked line graph, but centered, smoothed,
lastfm  music  visualization  datavisualization  data  charts  aggregator  statistics  graphics  generator  information  infodesign  listening  mashup  graphs  last.fm 
september 2007 by robertogreco
Symbol Signs: Society & Environment: AIGA
"The complete set of 50 passenger/pedestrian symbols developed by AIGA is now available on the web, free of charge. Signs are available in EPS and GIF formats."
aiga  infodesign  symbols  signs  signage  graphics  icons  images  visualization  wayfinding  travel  cartography  information  international  design 
august 2007 by robertogreco
The Road to Clarity - New York Times
"Looking at a sign in Clearview after reading one in Highway Gothic is like putting on a new pair of reading glasses: there’s a sudden lightness, a noticeable crispness to the letters."
design  fonts  typography  typeface  signs  signage  transportation  information  infodesign 
august 2007 by robertogreco
Data Visualization: Modern Approaches
"Let’s take a look at the most interesting modern approaches to data visualization as well as related articles, resources and tools."
infographics  infodesign  information  graphic  graphics  webdesign  visualization  visual  usability  timelines  networks  images  data  graphs  presentations  mindmap  media  diagrams  charts  interactive  webdev 
august 2007 by robertogreco
The Relentless Lisa Strausfeld
"We interface with the award-winning information designer, who explains how her radical approach to data visualization incorporates real space and cyberspace"
design  information  interaction  interface  maps  visualization  webdesign  infodesign  lisastrausfeld  olpc  pentagram  graphics  interdisciplinary  webdev 
august 2007 by robertogreco
Cabinet Magazine Online - A Timeline of Timelines
"This is an expanded version of a timeline that appeared in Cabinet's "Histories of the Future" issue. Daniel Rosenberg's introduction to the timeline can be found here."
time  charts  infographics  information  mapping  maps  diagrams  graphics  history  society  storytelling  images  design  data  visualization  graphs  travel  timelines  infodesign  cartography 
december 2006 by robertogreco
Touch
"Touch is a research project looking at the intersections between the digital and the physical. Its aim is to explore and develop new uses for RFID, NFC and mobile technology in areas such as retail, public services, social and personal communication."
interactive  interaction  innovation  ideas  design  touch  internet  research  RFID  social  technology  ubicomp  blogs  mobile  phones  tangible  nfc  nearfield  ubiquitous  ui  user  wireless  gps  gui  haptic  everyware  payment  pervasive  infodesign  bluetooth  mobility  locative  tracking 
september 2006 by robertogreco

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