The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014

The global data visualization competition is now open for entries

After sharing the stunning works of last year’s winners, we’re pleased to announce this year’s call for entries at the third annual Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards. Co-founder David McCandless (himself a data visualizer) recognized the importance of design infiltrating our digital content—and that conveying information in a clever, striking way often imparts meaning and value into the brain with greater fortitude. These awards, sponsored …

Information is Beautiful Award Winners 2013

This year's ceremony announces the best in data visualization, infographics and motion

In an information-obsessed society, a new crop of artists is representing visual data in engaging, imaginative ways. In June, we were pleased to announce this year’s Information is Beautiful Awards. It’s a competition, open to the public, that was founded last year by data visualizer David McCandless and data investment agency Kantar‘s creative director Aziz Cami. With the aim to recognize the most excellent and …

Context Mock-Ups

A million lines of code, an air pollution vacuum, NIGO for Uniqlo UT and more in our weekly look at the web

A new application launched by LiveSurface designer Joshua Distler, Context allows creators an opportunity to see renderings on new or in-development concepts—in real time. Design a pattern and see it immediately applied to an object of your choice, from cups to buttons and banners. This technology accounts for shadows, angles and reflections, while clipping out the process of exporting a flat design first, and ultimately …