An infographic or informative illustration gives an informative presentation of different objects with a combination of text and image . This may be in the form of map , chart , blackboard , instructional design or an interactive application. It is intended for the transfer of information , data and expertise . It is used by journalists in news and background articles, financial reports, on public transport as an explanatory picture, and for scientific or educational purposes.
Infographics have changed the way “information” is seen by today’s generation. Its no more a scary charts and numbers but a pleasant mixture of text, images, charts, signs etc. It can be a simple comparison of two mobile brands over different features and sales records or a description of type of online communities with variety of users, Infographics have given a new dimension to information.
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If Web Browsers Were Celebrities
To make it easier for you to decide to which browser you relate and which one rocks your world, we give this funny (and not to be taken too seriously) info-graphic!
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The Evolution of Typography
Typefaces and fonts are at the forefront of design, whether it be designing a word document for work or designing a Fortune 500 website. The fonts that we choose can determine how we portray ourselves – as an individual or a business.
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Designing The “World Of Programming”
This infographic exhibits pioneers in the field of programming, along with the history and current statistics of various programming languages. Also included are some random facts and algorithm diagrams to make the infographic more visually appealing.
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Which Designer Job is the Best?
Here is an infographic comparing the different types of design professions.
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Graphic Designer’s Journey: Freelance to Freedom
Just when you thought decision making couldn’t get any harder (you didn’t sleep for 2 nights, trying to decide between Helvetica and Times font), real life appeared and forced you to make a resolution about your career.
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Helvetica Font Weights as Rock Music Genres
This fun infographic depicts Helvetica’s range of font weights as rock music genres. It has a dual purpose of serving as a witty cheatsheet for Helvetica font weights.
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In two years one gathers more than just days and months. Here’s our collection of events, facts, impressions, gigabytes, followers, links, features, countries & a lot more in the first BSA infographic.
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How the Web has Changed the Way We Buy Music
Infographic with just a few statistics on how we buy music today, highlighting the decline in physical sales and the increase in music consumption via mobile internet.
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Facebook vs. Everyone
This infographic shows the history of Facebook’s rivalries with other online services.
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The Most Popular Design Blogs by Twitter Followers and Facebook Fans
Top 40 Design Blogs by Twitter Followers and Facebook Fans.
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A Game of Dissecting The Best E-Commerce Software.
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What Your Web Design Says About You
Here is an infographic that delves into the meanings of fonts and colors in the context of web design.
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How Much Time is Wasted on Loading Unnecessary Data
When you visit a website, how much time does the site waste loading unessential data? Well, the folks at GTmetrix.com have a created an infographic to help answer this question.
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All You Need To Know About Web Designers
A huge roundup of facts and figures about our fellow web designers.
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The Biggest Shift
Facts about use of social media sites.
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The Darwinian Evolution of Photoshop
What does a top notch graphic designer have in common with an amateur photographer who uploads his weekend pictures on Facebook? They both love Photoshop! This brilliant Adobe product is geek’s darling for almost two decades.
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Map of Online Communities
Communities rise and fall, and total membership numbers are no longer a good measure of a community’s current size and health. This updated map uses sizes to represent total social activity in a community – that is, how much talking, playing, sharing or other socializing happens there.
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Time-Lapse Twitter Visualization Shows America’s Moods
A group of researchers from Northeastern and Harvard universities have gathered enough data from Twitter to give us all a snapshot of how U.S. residents feel throughout a typical day or week.
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Web Designers vs. Web Developers
Here is an infographic of the differences between web designers and web developers.
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“FarmVille” vs. Real Farms
With all those millions of Facebook and iPhone users tending to virtual crops and sharing them with friends, have you ever wondered how their toils stack up against actual real-life farmers?
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Periodic Tables of Typefaces
Popular, Influential and Notorious.
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Learn How Google Works
Learn How Google Works: in Gory Detail.
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Meet iPad’s Competition
It illustrates the introduction of the iPad and how many devices in different markets are now finding themselves in direction competion to the power of the iPad and the Apps Store.
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Google vs. Apple
Stats of Google and Apple.
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The Business Behind Facebook
Here are a few fact about the business behind this incredible website.
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Why do we Follow Companies on Twitter?
A survey of more than 1500 consumers conducted.
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Facebook Privacy: 6 Years of Controversy
The release of Facebook Places raised serious privacy concerns for users of the social network. Places allows users to alert their friends to where they are by checking-in to a nearby location, often via mobile phone. Users can also view the location of nearby friends and the information they’ve posted about locations.
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How Popular is the iPhone Anyway
Despite strong sales, is the iPhone the leading smartphone or the leading mobile device in the world? As the smartphone war continues to heat up with the introduction of new Android-powered devices, the smartphone market share can look different from quarter to quarter.
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8 Levels of Information Technology Security
In a world of viruses, malware, and hackers, information security is a big deal. One single method of IT security cannot insure protection of mission-critical data. In the enterprise IT environment, layering multiple tactics and security processes can help close all of the gaps. A visual look at a data center provides us with the 8 levels of information technology security which work together to form a tight-knit and (hopefully) impenetrable web of safeness.
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Understanding Google PageRank: A Graphical Guide
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