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 … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 11 days ago

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 | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 11 days ago

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 c … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 27 days ago

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. » Londo … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 2 months ago

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. » Londo … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 2 months ago

100 Days of Beautiful News

Happy Birthday Beautiful News! We’ve just published the 100th graphic in our project celebrating good news, positive trends, uplifting statistics and facts. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a few uplifting statistics about the Beautiful News project itself. We’ve published 12 Clean E … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 2 months ago

100 Days of Beautiful News

Happy Birthday Beautiful News! We’ve just published the 100th graphic in our project celebrating good news, positive trends, uplifting statistics and facts. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a few uplifting statistics about the Beautiful News project itself. We’ve published 12 Clean E … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 2 months ago

Make 2020 The Year You Learn Dataviz

Enjoy our visualization work? Seen our interactives? Loving Beautiful News? Tickets are selling fast for our London workshop on 14 January 2020. David McCandless, founder of Information is Beautiful, offers you training on his concept-driven process and method for creating succes … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 4 months ago

Make 2020 The Year You Learn Dataviz

Enjoy our visualization work? Seen our interactives? Loving Beautiful News? Tickets are selling fast for our London workshop on 14 January 2020. David McCandless, founder of Information is Beautiful, offers you training on his concept-driven process and method for creating succes … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 4 months ago

Information is Beautiful Awards Winners 2019

Huge congratulations to the ingenious, insightful and inspiring winners of 2019’s Information is Beautiful Awards – a celebration of the world’s best data visualizations and infographics. Here’s the full list of all 37 winners A truly vintage year 2019. An amazingly varied shortl … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 4 months ago

Information is Beautiful Awards Winners 2019

Huge congratulations to the ingenious, insightful and inspiring winners of 2019’s Information is Beautiful Awards – a celebration of the world’s best data visualizations and infographics. Here’s the full list of all 37 winners A truly vintage year 2019. An amazingly varied shortl … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 4 months ago

£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 | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 4 months ago

Seaweed: Food, Fertilizer, Feed & Fuel

Fast-growing kelp forests can deliver biofuels, biofertilizer, animal feed additives, and even tasty, nutritious food – while sucking carbon out of the atmosphere in the process. To create this all-encompassing explainer on the benefits of seaweed, we spoke to scientific experts … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 5 months ago

Seaweed: Food, Fertilizer, Feed & Fuel

Fast-growing kelp forests can deliver biofuels, biofertilizer, animal feed additives, and even tasty, nutritious food – while sucking carbon out of the atmosphere in the process. To create this all-encompassing explainer on the benefits of seaweed, we spoke to scientific experts … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 5 months ago

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 … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 6 months ago

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 … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 6 months ago

The World’s Largest and Most Notable Energy Sources

What’s the world’s largest power plant? How does solar compare to nuclear, coal and gas? How much of the world’s renewable energy potential are we using? Understanding the world’s energy systems isn’t easy, so we’ve made it a little simpler with this ranking of the world’s bigges … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 8 months ago

The World’s Largest and Most Notable Energy Sources

What’s the world’s largest power plant? How does solar compare to nuclear, coal and gas? How much of the world’s renewable energy potential are we using? Understanding the world’s energy systems isn’t easy, so we’ve made it a little simpler with this ranking of the world’s bigges … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 8 months ago

A Curated Library of Essential Dataviz Books

A filterable chart of dataviz books that we think everyone should read. We excluded books about specific tools or programming concepts, but you’ll find them in the full datasheet. Crowdsourced with the help of the Data Visualization Society Did we miss any? Send a suggestion. » C … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 9 months ago

A Curated Library of Essential Dataviz Books

A filterable chart of dataviz books that we think everyone should read. We excluded books about specific tools or programming concepts, but you’ll find them in the full datasheet. Crowdsourced with the help of the Data Visualization Society Did we miss any? Send a suggestion. » C … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 9 months ago

Information is Beautiful Awards 2019

Rejoice! The Information is Beautiful Awards are now open for 2019. It’s our eighth year celebrating the planet’s most awesome information design and we have $27,500 in cash prizes to give away, courtesy of our wonderful sponsor Kantar. Twenty-five expert judges, plus a public vo … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 9 months ago

Information is Beautiful Awards 2019

Rejoice! The Information is Beautiful Awards are now open for 2019. It’s our eighth year celebrating the planet’s most awesome information design and we have $27,500 in cash prizes to give away, courtesy of our wonderful sponsor Kantar. Twenty-five expert judges, plus a public vo … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 9 months ago

What is Methane And Where Does it Come From?

What is natural gas? Where does methane gas come from? Is methane a greenhouse gas? How much methane do cows produce? All these questions are answered by our comprehensive methane cycle infographic. » Methane explained » See the data | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 10 months ago

What is Methane And Where Does it Come From?

What is natural gas? Where does methane gas come from? Is methane a greenhouse gas? How much methane do cows produce? All these questions are answered by our comprehensive methane cycle infographic. » Methane explained » See the data | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 10 months ago

Learn the Art of Data Visualization in NYC

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@informationisbeautiful.net | 10 months ago

How To Cut Carbon Emissions to Zero by 2050

To prevent climate change climate breakdown and keep global warming global heating below 3–4 degrees celsius, we have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transition to renewable energy – globally. Here’s a graphical blueprint on how we might get to net zero carbon emissions by … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 10 months ago

Tell Us Your Beautiful Thoughts, Win A Book

What do you like about Information is Beautiful? What could we do more of? Who exactly are you, beautiful follower? We’re running a 2 minute visitor survey to find out more.. Include your email address for a chance to win a signed copy of Information is Beautiful. Thank you! | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 11 months ago

The Bay Area MemeSpace

Julia Galef’s original map of the San Francisco “Bay Area Memespace” reworked and redesigned. Visualizing the ideas and subcultures that pervade San Francisco / Silicon Valley, and now the world. » check out the reworking » see the original graphic and commentary at JuliaGalef.co … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 11 months ago

What Really Extends Lifespan?

What’s the best method of life extension? Diet and exercise? Or polygamy and pets? The latest data visualized. » How to extend your lifespan » See the data and studies | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

How Truthful is the Bohemian Rhapsody Movie?

As requested, we’ve completed a full, scene-by-scene, truthiness analysis of Bohemian Rhapsody. The results for our fact-checking of the 2018 movie about Freddie Mercury’s life, starring Rami Malek, have been added to our Based On a True True Story? interactive. What was the real … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

The Winners of the World Data Visualization Prize

The results are in. After combing through hundreds of impressive, insightful and creative entries, we’ve decided on the winners of the World Data Visualization Prize 2019. Conducted in partnership with the World Government Summit, the prize focuses on how governments are improvin … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

Brexit Visual Video Explainer

Struggling to understand or even maintain interest in Brexit? Don’t worry. Here’s a four-minute video with a soothing voiceover, explaining it all visually. It’s like a lie-down for your brain. » Watch the video | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

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: Fri 25th 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 c … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

Our Favourite Dataviz Work of 2018

Here are some of our best visualizations of the past twelve months. Our first exhibition took place at the recently opened, Rem Koolhaas-designed Qatar National Library. We created ten interactive data-visualizations on a series of three-metre touchscreen totems, one face in Engl … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

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 … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

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.   | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

Raise a glass to the planet’s most stellar data visuals of 2018

Massive congratulations to the innovative, imaginative & intrepid winners of 2018’s global Information is Beautiful Awards – a celebration of the world’s best data-visualisations and infographics. Trimming down 100 world-class shortlistees to a handful of exceptional winners was … | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago

What is Medical Marijuana & CBD Actually Effective For?

The latest science and research visualized. Only human trials. No animal or cell studies. » See the interactive graphic » Explore the data | Continue reading


@informationisbeautiful.net | 1 year ago