Tooth & Law

What’s Halal? What’s Kosher? What’s both? And what’s the relationship to tastiness? I was curious. » See the visualisation.

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The best dataviz & infographics of the year: the Information is Beautiful Awards Longlist 2017

With more entries from more countries than ever before, it’s been a vintage year for our celebration of the world’s finest dataviz & infographics.   Visualized data is shining light on such a broad range of topics – everything from the American elections to craft beer, trolling and yoga – that we created a new category: People, Language & Identity. So now, for your delectation: The 2017 Information is Beautiful Awards Longlist: » Arts, Entertainment &...

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Last call to enter the Information is Beautiful Awards 2017

Visualizers, designers, truth & beauty-lovers. Last call to enter the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017, celebrating the world’s most excellent graphics & visualizations of data, information & knowledge. To celebrate our sixth year, we’ve refreshed our categories and poured $20,000 in our prize pot. Get your work seen & celebrated by the global press, the community and judges. » Enter your work right now Entries close Fri 15 Sep, 11.59pm...

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The UK’s #Brexit Options in the Eurozone complex – visualized!

The Eurozone? The European Economic Area? The European Free-Trade Area? The European Customs Union? Whaaat? A graphic that hopefully clarifies the complexity the European Union and the UK’s various routes for Brexit. Inspired by this Bloomberg graphic. » See the visualization

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Announcing the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017

The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017 is now open, celebrating the world’s most excellent information design. To mark our sixth year – and the increasing importance of data visualization & infographics across all media – we’re refreshing & relaunching the Awards. Biggest change is, we’ve revamped the categories. So whichever data-driven artform you choose, your challenge is to illuminate the topic: Arts, Environments, Current Affairs, Corporate, Humanitarian, Science, Sports – and for everything outside the...

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What Streaming Music Services Pay

Spotify. Apple. Pandora. Compared & visualized.

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We’re hiring

Two rare and excellent freelance posts have opened up at IIB: Digital / Software Project Manager on our high-end dataviz software VizSweet Junior artworker / designer at Information is Beautiful Both remote-working. Rare opportunities to join our team… apply and/or tell your friends. Deadline Mon 26 Jun.

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UK Government Spending: Incomes & Outcomes

Election time again in the UK. All sides broadcasting assertive pledges backed by hazy figures. Here’s a visualisation that quantifies & contextualises UK government incomes and outcomes. Three ways to see the data: billions, % of budget, and amount contributed per average taxpayer per day. The last one is an attempt to humanise the numbers and give a palpable, relatable sense of where taxed revenue goes. » See the visualisation...

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The Mavericks & Heretics of Science

Meet 40 mavericks & heretics of science whose “crackpot” ideas were proven correct. Eventually. » See the visualization & analysis » Check the data

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Based on a *True* True Story? Oscars edition

Oscar-nominated Hacksaw Ridge, Hidden Figures & Lion are all “based on true events”. But which is truly the truest of them all? We carried out a scene-by-scene, beat-by-beat visual fact-check of several Oscar contenders – plus other true-story films like The Big Short, Spotlight and Wolf of Wall Street. Check out the newly-updated interactive visualization. » See the truth » Or just read the nicely tabulated data

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