An Ever-Growing Database of Good News

Meant to “move our attention beyond dramatic news headlines to the slow developments and quiet trends that go unseen, uncelebrated,” Beautiful News (by Information Is Beautiful) stores infographics and research results that deviate from the grim headlines found more commonly. Updated daily, the graphics detail positive developments in the fight against climate change, news of rising global literacy, falling mortality rates—even the announcement of new …

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 …