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The 16 Most Compelling Infographics Of 2012

The 16 Most Compelling Infographics Of 2012 | visual data |

2012 might be the year which we reached 'peak infographic'.

You can’t have an issue or a piece of data without putting it into a picture so it’s easier for people to understand. While this has mostly resulted in a glut of ugly graphics that don’t actually do anything with data (and you’ll see some of these below), it’s still an incredibly simple way to get information to you fast. And this year, some of our most compelling content has appeared in the format.

These are some of our favorites.

Lauren Moss's insight:

A curated infographic gallery from FastCompany...

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 21, 2012 10:09 PM

How do you tell a story with statistics?  How to you make visible the hidden and complex ideas hiding in the numbers?

Infographics is a solid answer for these questions. 

Take a look at some of the best!

Jean-Michel Bayle's curator insight, December 29, 2012 11:49 AM

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FastCo’s Cliff Kuang on Infographics & the Infographics Industry

FastCo’s Cliff Kuang on Infographics & the Infographics Industry | visual data |

Cliff Kuang (@cliffkuang) is the founding editor of Fast Company’s Co.Design, the publication’s site dedicated to the discussion of the intersection between business and design. Previously, Kuang has been an editor at I.D. magazine and The Economist. His work has been featured in Wired, Popular Science, and GOOD. We recently had a chance to chat with Kuang about a subject very close to home: infographics. We talked about the good, the bad, and the ugly, as well as where the industry is headed...


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