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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Visualizing Aid to Haiti

Since the earthquake hit Port-au-Prince earlier this month many entities have pledged money, GOOD Magazine’s latest transparency visualizes a list of those—through January 19—that have actually given $1 million or more. For the big view jump over to GOOD.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:41 pm  

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

2009 Felton Report is in

Each year Nicholas Felton visualizes his life by documenting his daily life with arbitrary statistics and stunning info graphics. The content is a bit narcissistic, but the exploration he engages in each year with information design is inspiring to say the least. To view the 2009 version of the Felton Report go here.

thanks Valerie for the tip

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:15 pm  

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Punch it out

The Jumping Point Calendar designed by Michael Domberger functions as a wall calendar and by years end reveals a vibrant rainbow pattern. If you like this concept check this out.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:58 pm  

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

The Cost of Healthcare

The United States spends more on medical care per person than any country. Really? What is surprising though is that the life expectancy is shorter for the average American than in most other developed nations and many developing ones. This info graphic by National Geographic visualizes this difference. To see where the U.S. stands you need to go here to access a larger version because we are off the charts.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 1:23 am  

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Twitter Infographics

2009 saw Twitter grow into the most popular micro-blogging platform with over 7 billion tweets. The people over at TechXav have a nice collection of infographics that are worth a gander. Pop the hood for (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:22 pm  

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Typographic City Maps

Jenny Beorkrem, founder of Ork Posters has designed a stunning series of typographic maps of select cities in the United States.

Beorkrem states:
“I embarked on a search for a neighborhood poster that fit my taste for good design and typography, simplicity, and originality. My hunt came up empty. As a result, I designed the original Chicago poster in the summer of 2007 for myself.”

The SF Map will be hanging on our wall very soon. For more on Ork Posters you know what to do.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:20 pm  

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

World AIDS Day Infographic

Currently 33 million people suffer from HIV worldwide, GOOD magazine’s transparency for World AIDS Day visualizes countries that have made positive strides in reducing the number of people with HIV and others that have experienced a rise. To view the image at full-size click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:16 am  

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

10 Levels of Intimacy in Communication

NYC-based designer Ji Lee visualizes 10 ways we communicate in the digital age.

Li states:
The digital age has transformed the ways in which we communicate with each other. The combination of technology and power of information brings new ways on HOW, WITH WHOM and WHY we communicate. We are connected with more people than ever before. Do more options to communicate with each other connect us or alienate us more?


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:41 am  

Monday, November 16, 2009

GOOD info graphic

GOOD Magazine states:
There are 1.4 million active duty soldiers in the U.S. military. Of those, 117,000 soldiers are currently serving in Iraq and 68,000 are currently serving in Afghanistan.

Where arew the other 1.2 million?

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:27 am  

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Another Good Info Graphic

In their latest Transparency Series. Good in collaboration with Lamosca bring clarity into where CO2 emissions are coming from. Launch the BIG graphic here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:41 am  
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