New! Pre-Recorded ‘Create Impactful Infographics’ Trainings

Recordings of our sell-out infographic workshops are now available to download on-demand!

 Perfect if you missed out on a 2020 ticket, are in a far-flung timezone, or just want to learn in your own time. This is an edited, optimised version of our virtual Zoom training day: a technicolour mix of presentation, techniques & exercises on a concept-driven approach to visualisation by IIB founder and author, David McCandless. The core-content...

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Vitamin D

The latest data & research on dose and deficiency – plus impact on COVID-19 and other diseases & disorders. It’s been 10 years since I created the Snake Oil Supplement visualisation and I’m still a little obsessed with optimising my diet. Vitamin D pops up in a lot of headlines and research. Especially recently in relation to COVID-19. Thought it might be time to dive into the latest data &...

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365 Days of Beautiful News

Every day for a year, we’ve charted positive stats, unseen trends and creative developments that you probably won’t see on the news. Revealing a landscape, beyond the headlines, of slow and gradual change that is progressive and excitingly good. A place where we’re actually not that divided. People are living longer, having better lives. Where more women & girls are being educated, can vote and experience growing equality. Where fewer...

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$$$Trillions

An updated viz of trillion dollars amounts. Context for these times. » see the visualisation » inspect the data

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Riskiest Activities

As #coronavirus lockdowns both tighten & relax worldwide, what activities might be riskier than others? We collated & visualised the advice & professional opinions from over 500 epidemiologists & health experts as quoted in various media articles. » See the visualisation » See the data sources Primary source: New York Times – When 511 Epidemiologists Expect to Fly, Hug and Do 18 Other Everyday Activities Again Cross-referenced with articles from...

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250 Days of Beautiful News

Beyond the headlines is another landscape, a place where other things are happening. Slower, gradual and sometimes beautiful things. We’re charting those. See a random image Recent most popular images: » Transgender Rights Are Expanding » Zika is Disappearing » Biodiversity is Flourishing in the River Thames » Mountain Gorilla Populations Are Rising » Life Expectancy In Africa is Soaring » The Humpback Whale is Recovering Follow Beautiful News on...

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250 Days of Beautiful News

Beyond the headlines is another landscape, a place where other things are happening. Slower, gradual and sometimes beautiful things. We’re charting those. See a random image Recent most popular images: » Transgender Rights Are Expanding » Zika is Disappearing » Biodiversity is Flourishing in the River Thames » Mountain Gorilla Populations Are Rising » Life Expectancy In Africa is Soaring » The Humpback Whale is Recovering Follow Beautiful News on...

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We’re Hiring: Social Media Person

We now have over one million people following us across our social channels! Thank you! So we need a tech-savvy social ninja to help us connect & stay in touch with this audience. Like what we do? Got good social sense / experience? Love connecting with communities online, especially via beautiful infography? Get in touch!. Freelance, part-time, remote, flexitime. Closing date: 1st Jun 2020. » Apply here

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Coronavirus Interactive Infographic Datapack

All our main #coronavirus graphics are now interactive and generate themselves from the latest data. » Infection Trajectories 7 day growth of daily deaths & cases for selected countries » Infection & Fatality rates by Country including cases & deaths per million » Where is Coronavirus Rising & Falling? New weekly-growth graphic showing emerging outbreaks that might be ‘off the radar’ Plus infographics & latest data on: : Household materials...

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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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