It’s the start of a new year and that means there’s infinite possibilities that lay before you. But you can’t move forward without arming yourself with the best free web tools and apps. I was perusing some of my favorite education blogs, social networks, and other time-sucking online spots when I came back to the Edublog Awards . I’m proud that Edudemic was nominated for a bunch of awards (didn’t win but what can ya do) but more importantly I’m impressed with the amount of effort put forward by the Edublogs team. They’ve rounded up some of the best education and technology resources on the planet.
Ballou on Visual Communications:::::::::::by Olivier Ballou | How visuals get ideas across
Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends. The process of creating infographics can be referred to as data visualization, information design, or information architecture.
The Infographics Gallery
What Are Infographics? I found many definitions of what Infographics are as well as explanations of how they are useful in a variety of settings. Here are a couple of the definitions I liked followed by their sources:
Infographics Must Die
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The d Infographics - Because we Love beautiful Information
Free Infographic Design Vector Elements
Infographic credit: Ivan Cash Infographics are everywhere! Whether you’re a fan of them or not , infographics have become a staple of web content and are engaged in a seemingly endless love affair with social media.
Unfortunatly I never had the opportunity to do client work on an infography, but it seems to be one of the most challenging task for a graphic designer. The perfect infography must synthetize complex information in a simple visual representation, which is not easy.
Neo Mam Infographic Agency
Infographics Inspiration | Creative Infographic Design & Information Graphics
Best Infographics - Infographics blog - Infographic finder
Density Design is a research framework and an experimental laboratory, born as a laboratory course in the final year of the Master Degree Course in Communication Design at the Politecnico di Milano. densitydesign
Infographipedia, the world of infographic
Maga Design Blog
The term is of Hindu origin.
Social media infographics... and more