Information is Beautiful – The Visual Miscellaneum

I’ve talked about informationisbeautiful.net before (in a post about the reality of Twitter’s numbers).

David McCandless is the man responsible.  He’s just released a book of his work, The Visual Miscellaneum – A Colourful Guide to the World’s Most Consequential Trivia.

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His work is brilliant (a couple of favourites are below), a great demonstration that pictures are, as rumoured, worth a great many words.

His site is here.  A pre-order link for his book is here.  It’s on my Christmas list (which is here).

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Information is Beautiful – The Visual Miscellaneum

2 thoughts on “Information is Beautiful – The Visual Miscellaneum

  1. […] Lots of discussion of the increasing use of infographics at the moment. I’d guess a lot of the interest has been driven by the UK election and some really useful graphical interpretations of events (below’s a widely circulated example highlighting the imbalance of votes to seats).  It’s from the very clever David McCandless of Information is Beautiful who I’ve written about before. […]

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