Learn to Do Dataviz in Your Pyjamas!

Due to current world events and popular demand, we’ve moved all our training events to interactive online seminars. For the first time, you can learn our concept-driven approach to data-visualisation and infographics creation – online. https://informationisbeautiful.net/workshops/ The training format we use actually lends itself very well to a virtual set up. IIB founder & author David McCandless (er, myself) will present live, screen-share and take host discussions with participants around...

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40+ Coronavirus Myths & Misconceptions Debunked

A round-up of the most contagious falsehoods circulating in the population. Let us know if we missed any! » See the graphic » Check the sources

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Infographic Data Pack

We made an infographic of the best COVID-19 / Coronavirus charts floating around, plus some of our own – all with the latest data We’ll plan to keep it updated every few days. » See the graphic » Explore the Data: bit.ly/COVID19-DATA related » Look at all infectious diseases in context under the Microbescope » Mountains out of molehills: a timeline of media-inflamed fears » Our response to the 2009...

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Learn a concept-driven approach to data-visualization & data story-telling

San Francisco. Canada. London. Details on our 2020 trainings. » San Francisco Wed 19th Feb A few tickets left for a rare intimate workshop with IIB founder, David McCandless. (link) » Canada April Announcing dates soon for Toronto, Montreal & Ottawa. Join the notify list. » London Tue May 5th New date added. Other days sold out. (link) What’s it about? Discover how we produce popular projects like Beautiful News...

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£Billions UK Pounds Visualized

UK election time and all parties, as per usual, are blasting £BILLIONS into the headlines. Here’s some fresh visualized context for those numbers. Created by @vizsweet. » See the visualisation » See the data

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A sneak peek of our new project: Beautiful News

We’ve just quietly launched something. It’s called Beautiful News. It surfaces and visualises all the amazing things happening in the world. The things we don’t see because we’re fixated on the drama and horror of the news. It’s been a year in the making – research, visualisation and design. And it will gently unfold over this coming year – a chart a day. Stay tuned on your preferred channel: Email,...

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Fact-Checking The Vegan Netflix Documentary ‘What The Health’

I’ve been vegetarian for 26 years. Never managed to make the leap to vegan though. Cheese and eggs. Cheese and eggs. I’m working on it. Here’s my motivational breakdown: It’s been interesting to witness the abrupt mainstreaming of vegan and plant-based diets in recent years. But less interesting to have so many friends suddenly start lecturing me how cruel the meat industry is, how unhealthy red meat is, how environmentally...

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Last Call! Entries For Our $40K Dataviz Challenge

Sketch! Design! Code! Your interpretation of our datasets could win prizes of up to $25,000. Enter by: Tues 15th Jan 11:59 AST There’s also a special hand-drawn ‘napkin’ category for non-designers and those who like it tactile. We’re proud to announce a lovely panel of judges to celebrate your work: : Stefanie Posavec of Dear Data fame : Prof. Alberto Cairo, author of The Truthful Art & The Functional Art...

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Announcing the World Data Visualization Prize – A $40K Dataviz Challenge

We’re launching a dataviz challenge in partnership with the World Government Summit. (A little something to keep your creative neurons firing over the holidays.) The focus is how governments are improving citizens’ lives – via environment, happiness, technology or other areas of support. We’re supplying the datasets and themes. You provide data-visualizations that tell a story or reveal something interesting about the data. Winning works receive cash prizes of up...

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World’s Biggest Data Breaches & Hacks [UPDATED]

Another week, another three data breaches. Track the biggest and most notable of the last ten years in one interactive dataviz. » See the graphic » Check the data Generated by our forthcoming VizSweet software.  

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