The 45 Most Creative Infographics Of 2016

With nearly a decade in the infographics game, our parent company, Column Five, has seen the good, the bad, and the straight-up cringeworthy. But a truly beautiful infographic can still stop them in their tracks. This year gave them many of those moments, as designers worldwide expressed their creativity in various ways.

As they closed out 2016, they shared a roundup of some of their infographic design examples. We hope this brings you plenty of inspiration for your own infographics this year.

1. Determinants of Health by Involution Studios

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2. What Went Wrong in Flint by FiveThirtyEight

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3. Five Years of Drought by John Nelson

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4. Making it to Mars by Valerio Pellegrini

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5. The Climate Contest by Justin Worland

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6. All The Pretty Horses by Column Five

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7. Garbage Sorting by Pei Lei Ye

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8. The Sum of the Parts by Alberto Lucas López

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9. The Missing Migrant’s Map by Valerio Pellegrini and Michele Mauri

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10. Nuclear Legacy by Greg McNevin

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11. Let’s Do Brunch by Column Five

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12. Leicester’s Cinderella Season by Alberto Lucas López

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13. Visualizing Painters’ Lives by Accurat

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14. The Chart of Cosmic Exploration by Pop Chart Lab

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15. Seeing Music by Nicholas Rougeux

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The Four Seasons by Anotonio Vivaldi

16. Hordes For The Holiday by Column Five

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17. Star Wars: A New Hope by Martin Panchaud

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18. Roads to Rome by Moovel Lab

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Roads to U.S. State Capitals

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Roads to European Countries Capitals

19. When The World Washes by Matthew Waring

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20. Which Countries Censor The Internet? by Heather Jones

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21. A Timeline of Earth’s Average Temperature by xkcd

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22. How To Throw A Clutter Cleanse Party by Column Five

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23. From Digital Divide to Digital Dividends by The World Bank

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24. 7 Negotiation Techniques That Never Fail by Headway Capital

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25. Top Skills Recruiters Must Have in 2017 by Manila Recruitment

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26. A Guide to Bringing a Dog Home for the First Time by Santa Fe Humane Society

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27. Paid Parental Leave Benefits by Column Five

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28. 9 Natural Ways to Cure Jet Lag by Expedia Canada

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29. Smart Cities by Future Processing

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30. The Ultimate Guide to Reheating Food by Happy to Survive

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31. 12 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Vacation Time by Expedia Canada

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32. Efficiently Scale Your Content by Column Five

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33. How To Focus At Work In The Age Of Distractions by On Stride Financial

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34. 10 Things To Do Before You Park Your Car At The Airport by AirportParkingReservations.com

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35. Women In The Workplace by McKinsey & Company

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36. Game of Thrones: The Most Googled Characters by George Arnett and Cath Levett

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37. 12 Closet Staples To Get You Through The Work Week by Pound Place

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38. Food for Thought by Food Protection and Defense Institute

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39. What CMS Will Be Your Choice 2017? by CMS2CMS

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40. The Printing Press & Type Foundries by Janet Chan

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41. Find Your Soul Mat by Column Five

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42. Literary Meals by Federica Fragapane

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43Chirming by Sukgo

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44. An Analysis of The Beatles by Adam McCann

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45. Ramen Cheat Sheet by CashNetUSA

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