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Announcing a new season of our fun online intensives » Tue 1st Feb 2022 – US timezone » Tue 1st Mar – UK/EU timezone » Streamable on-demand version also available. Our trainings are a technicolour mix of lecture, exercises, discussion & techniques, hosted by IIB founder and author, David McCandless. » See what participants say Learn how to approach data-visualisation and infographic creation from an editorial ‘conceptual’ point of view,...
Visualising 28 currently-touted treatments for COVID-19, their evidence level and effectiveness. Or lack of. Main source: this excellent resource from the New York Times, plus Johns Hopkins (PDF), The Lancet and others. » See the interactive visualisation » Review the data
21 positive trends & amazing achievements from 2021 you may not have read about – in one interactive graphic. » See the graphic » part of our Beautiful News project
Our ‘consensus clouds’ gather data from major best-of lists & book polls and visualise the highly rated. » Best Novels of the Year (data) » Novels Everyone Should Read (data) » Best Dataviz Books » More graphics about arts & culture
We found something positive, progressive or awesome for nearly every single country. The first to do something beautiful…the most excellent…or just the world leader for something “nice!”. » See what beautiful thing your country can be celebrated for » Check out the data for the full nation list & extra factoids » Play with the fun interactive map made with VizSweet This is an image from our new book Beautiful...
If food waste was a country, it’d be the fourth biggest for emissions. An infographic exploring the problem, visualising some UK data on the topic and sharing some solutions. We partnered with @experian to bring this data story to life. » See the visualisation » Explore the data
Genuinely impactful actions, according to data. » See the visualisation » Source: ‘The climate mitigation gap’ (Wynes & Nicholas) 2017
We’re hosting a special 4 hour version of our How to Make Impactful Infographics Workshop for those in lower-income countries on Mon 8th Nov 12pm BST. Tickets are pay-what-you-can on a sliding scale. » Find out more about the content » See the country list » Order a ticket Hopefully see you there!
Where our emissions come from & what needs to be be done to halve and then curtail them to #netzero by 2050. » Check out the graphic » See the data Over 1,500 pages of research, reporting, datasheets and articles condensed into one infographic. I did a lot of reading… » How to Avoid A Climate Disaster by Bill Gates (384 pages) »
200+ hand-crafted infographics and visualisations, surfacing positive trends, uplifting stats and creative solutions to the world’s problems. Each with their own unique dataset available online. » See some spreads » Order UK edition from Amazon or other outlets » Support local bookshops – order from UK Bookshop.org » 60sec reaction video of author David McCandless seeing the book for the first time CREDITS Thank you to everyone who poured heart,...