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. Infocology thinkstate. Infogr.am. Ballou on Visual Communications. The Conversation Prism by Brian Solis and JESS3.
Information graphics. 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. Overview Infographics have been around for many years and recently the proliferation of a number of easy-to-use, free tools have made the creation of infographics available to a large segment of the population.
Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have also allowed for individual infographics to be spread among many people around the world. Category:Infographics. Information aesthetics - Information Visualization & Visual Communication. 20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics. A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic.
What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer.
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. Rhetological Fallacies. Buy a printable multi-language PDF Thanks to 李为维, Hayanna Carvalho, Iván Galarza, Klaus-Michael Lux, Kadar Magor, Gilles Peyroux and Adriano Venditti, Rhetological Fallacies is now available in Chinese, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish.
We’re thinking of creating an interactive version of this graphic. The d Infographics - Because we Love beautiful Information. Free Infographic Design Vector Elements. 30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources. 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. Information is beautiful: 30 examples of creative infography. 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. The following examples take information architecture to another level by making it beautiful. 1. Ancient Hebrew Cosmology 2. DataViz. Neo Mam Infographic Agency. Visual graphics and visual histories. Creative Infographic Design & Information Graphics. The Infographics Showcase - Data Visualization - Infographic Design. Density Design. Infographics Data visualization. Best Infographics - Infographics blog - Infographic finder.
Densitydesign. 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.
Using complexity as a keyword to understand reality, combining it with a continuous research for information aesthetics and representation, DensityDesign explores the emergent relationships among communication design, information visualization and complex systems. It moves in an emergent multidisciplinary field that could be called Space of Actions. Established in September 2004 DensityDesign is a platform for verifying the potential of communication artefacts in helping decision making processes and the Communication Design ability to facilitate dialogues within participatory actions. The DensityDesign project is currently coordinated by Prof. GOOD Home Page. Power of Data Visualization - An infographic inspiration site.
It appears in the Rig Veda as the name of the sections of the work, but is also used in other Indian religions, particularly Buddhism. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may be employed for focusing attention of aspirants and adepts, as a spiritual teaching tool, for establishing a sacred space, and as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In common use, mandala has become a generic term for any plan, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe. Hinduism Data Visualization, Information Design and Infographics.
Social media infographics... and more.