Monthly Archives: February 2013

I came across this graphic by The New York Times at the beginning of this year. It was when Chicago was in the news for already having enough shootings three days into the new year that was looking to surpass … Continue reading

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Illustrator Icons

I found this great collection of vector icons on chartporn, courtesy of The Noun Project . Enjoy!

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Oscar Weekend!

I ran across this graphic on the NYT website. I absolutely love all of the graphics that the NYT does. I wasn’t very aware of how awesome they were until we got a visit from Kevin Quealy  from the NYT … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

“Is your name linked to your life chances?” When I first saw the summary of this graphic on The Guardian’s website, I was intrigued. How could you make something like the frequency of certain names visual? And why did it matter? But … Continue reading

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Pistorius: How I Killed Reeva

As you guys are working on your 3d buildings, here is a timely example of orthographic perspective. It is also an interesting use of cool blue colors for background and hot red for the action, rather than coloring things as … Continue reading

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2013 NBA All-Stars

I came across this awesome graphic by Rami Moghadam while browsing the NBA All Star teams on Sunday night. It displays each of the players and their career statistics in a cool and unique way. Team colors are used to highlight … Continue reading

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Obama’s SOTU charts

    This is an interesting analysis of the charts from Obama’s State of the Union…and how they are a bit misleading! Funky scales, coloring mishaps…see what you think. What is fun about this is that NPR redid many of … Continue reading

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