Archive for April, 2012

April 19, 2012 0

Propagating Garbage

By in Not So Great Information Design

As if there weren’t enough terrible infographics in the world, visual.ly has introduced an automatic infographic creator.  The only good thing about this Incredibly Terrible Thing is that it validates my assertion that it takes zero talent to create an infographic these days and that anyone who spends their time creating yet another 600 pixel [...]

April 11, 2012 1

Simplicity isn’t Simple

By in Neat Visualizations

Today anyone with a small amount of motivation and Adobe Illustrator can learn to create a ridiculously gaudy information graphic.  That’s why it’s nice to see someone create an elegant, informative visualization that lets the story lead the design instead of the other way around.  My favorite site for these designs is HistoryShots, which continues to [...]