Welcome to Infographics Blog! On this site you will see a wide variety of forms of data visualization. Some are funny, some are cool, some are interactive, and some are animated. All are reviewed along with explanations of the strong and weak points of the given infographic: how they handle aesthetics, data selection and presentation, how clever they are, and more.

Enjoy the best and worst of the infographic world, and feel free to leave a comment!

Japan Earthquakes 2011 Visualization Map

What It Shows

This video infographic shows the map of Japan and marks the locations of 2011’s earthquakes. The magnitude of each earthquake is expressed in the size of the circle marking its location. It’s impossible to not react when the big one hits.
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TOMS: Giving Back, One for One (Autism United)

What It Shows

This infographic gives some background about the lack of footwear and visual impairment problems that exist in developing nations, and the TOMS program that, through numerous partnerships, is working towards solving these problems.
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The Designer’s Toolkit (BestVendor)

What It Shows

This infographic visually breaks down web tool use based on a polling of 180 designers, for documents, file storage, wireframing, visual design, note taking, text editing, web hosting, video editing, invoicing, and email.
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History’s Hottest Holiday Toys 1903-2010 (Black Friday)

What It Shows

This timeline infographic indicates which toys created Christmas crazes over the last century, from yo-yos to the Microsoft Kinect.
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The Game of Life (Lifebroker)

What It Shows

This infographic presents numerous facts and figures about life insurance, with an Australian focus.
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Mapping America (Matthew Block, Shan Carter, Alan McLean)

What It Shows

This interactive infographic lets you visually explore race, ethnicity, income, home value, and education level – census data, basically – across block of every city in the US. Seriously. Color-coded for easy big picture, mouse over a given block for its data.
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Horoscoped: Most Common Words in Star Sign Predictions (David McCandless, Matt Hancock & Thomas Winningham)

What It Shows

This infographic maps out frequently used words across horoscopes for all astrological signs, highlighting their apparent similarity.
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A Cupful of Tea Facts (Holland & Barrett)

What It Shows

This infographic outlines a variety of tea facts, but with bit of a UK focus.
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Chart Suggestions: A Thought Starter (Andrew Abela)

What It Shows

This infographic helps people who want to graphically represent data. Starting at the middle, it offers paths to the ideal graph to express whatever type of data they have, for relationship, comparison, distribution, and composition mapping.
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Visualizing How a Population Grows to 7 Billion (Adam Cole & Maggie Starbard)

What It Shows

This video infographic gives a broad overview of how the world’s population skyrocketed from 0.3 billion a thousand years ago to 1 billion 200 years ago, and then in that 200 years from 1 billion to 7 billion today.
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