Data + Design Project

Airbnb’s Global Growth: Visualizing The Journey

Thursday 01.26.2012 , Posted by

Few new businesses have been received with as much excitement as the world-wide private accommodation renting Airbnb… and no wonder, the site has literally exploded with activity in the last two years. This absolutely gorgeous new graphic by design whiz Kelli Anderson, looks at the growth of the massively successful company, which now allows you to rent over 19,000 exciting locations in 192 countries. If this doesn’t give you the travel bug, nothing will. [Read more…]


A Visual Compendium of Hollywood Haircuts

Wednesday 09.21.2011 , Posted by

From Gone With The Wind’s Scarlett O’Hara to Fight Clubs Tyler Durden, this visual history of Hollywood hairstyles captures 132 iconic looks that have graced the silver screen. This poster, available through Pop Chart Lab, purveyer of all things 2D, is an interesting if not inspiring look at movie history. See another of their hairstyle posters, this time musically themed, here. [Read more…]


Landmarques: Famous Locations From Around The World

Saturday 08.20.2011 , Posted by

Ditching some of the popular minimalist trend, graphic studio Design By House has taken famous landmarks and recreated them in many hued bands of color. “Having become interested in the stories behind some of the world’s great landmarks we began to explore ways of expressing their iconic nature without succumbing to the silhouette.” They call the unique series ‘Landmarques’ and produced each piece through a process that involves layering colors and shapes until you recognize the famous location. You can purchase the posters at [Read more…]


Paper Dolls From Your Favorite Television Shows

Friday 08.19.2011 , Posted by

These spot-on paper dolls characters from hit TV shows really bring back the memories… I mean, who could forget Gob’s 3, 4, $5000 dollar suit from Arrested Development. Come on! Kyle Hilton, a talented illustrator from Jackson, Mississippi has been creating a new paper doll based on his favorite TV characters each week. Due to his increasing popularity, he’s even been asked to create a series of dolls based on the show Breaking Bad. See the complete series here. [Read more…]


Word: The Bible Summarized by Design

Wednesday 07.20.2011 , Posted by

Jim Lepage had been reading his bible on and off for most of his life… the problem was, he didn’t always want to read it. Looking for motivation to encourage his spiritual practice, he decided to combine something he loved, design, with the challenge of reading the text more often. He set down a goal to create one image a week based on what he found entertaining and meaningful in each of the bibles many books… and so far he’s kept the creativity flowing. For anyone familiar with the ancient stories, his simple images go a long way to summarize the general story of each book. See more of his project ‘Word’ at [Read more…]


Clean Design = Recycling For A Better Future

Thursday 06.02.2011 , Posted by

We really like the clean design and presentation of this new full wall infographic created to inform UK youth about the benefits of recycling and the results of waste creation. The mix of appropriately reusable 2 meter high wood panels with the clean, futuristic graphics detailing facts about energy use really sets it apart. We like the idea of good design making a difference. [Read more…]


What Do We Eat? Liberals vs. Conservatives

Friday 05.27.2011 , Posted by

Ok liberals and conservatives, which would you prefer: a shot of wheatgrass or whiskey? This intriging graphic put together using the vast amount of cultural data collected by Hunch, the personalized recommendation site, looks at what self-described liberals and conservatives prefer to find on their plate. Do the cultural stereotypes about politics and food choices hold true? What about the people in the middle ground? Find it all out here, straight from the diners mouth: [Read more…]


Beautiful Visualizations Rethink Our World

Thursday 05.19.2011 , Posted by

Michæl Paukner’s graphic design and illustration is the kind that doesn’t give it’s answers easily — and that’s what makes it so special. He often uses data visualization to communicate surprising, unseen facts about the world we live in and almost always with a creative re-envisioning of the way that data has been traditionally viewed. [Read more…]


Paper-Based 3D Infographics: Pattern Is Crucial

Tuesday 05.17.2011 , Posted by

Pattern Matters is a graphic design-based project that seeks to inspire designers to look at pattern from a variety of different angles. The project is a collection of hand-made 3D infographics which look at different ways to amplify the role of pattern in design and encourage tactile exploration. The main focus of the project is is to demonstrate that pattern is a crucial element in graphic design, and not merely a decorating tool. [Read more…]


Visual Bits #47 > The Creative Adult

Wednesday 04.27.2011 , Posted by

Your creative daily links after the jump! [Read more…]

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