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This introductory guide provides an overview of the different ways which infographics can be produced, some tips for creating infographics, as well as a short guide to producing simple infographics using Inkscape and Microsoft Publisher. Author Jennifer Ferreira, researcher based in the Centre for Business in Society, Coventry University.
A selection of recommended tools for creating meaningful and beautiful data visualizations, published by Interactive Things, a design and technology studio based in Zürich, Switzerland. If you're not into programming, you can limit the list to applications that can be used without writing a single line of code (top right).
This is a list of various different free and premium tools and platforms available which will allow you to communicate data in a variety of different formats, from interactive charts, to infographics, to maps, to word clouds.
David McCandless turns complex data sets, like worldwide military spending, media buzz, and Facebook status updates, into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut -- and it may just change the way we see the world.
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