As a designer, one of the most difficult (and most satisfying) challenges is organizing large amounts of information into clear, visual arrangements. We take complex ideas and portray them in digestible pieces, shed new light on them, guide people through a discovery process and invite them to draw conclusions. There are some fantastic sources of inspiration out there with designers really pushing the boundaries of information organization. I keep a collection an ongoing collection on Pinterest, and here are a few of my favorites from the past few months.
Country Codes of the World
By John Yunker. Beautiful and simple.
If Twitter Was 100 People
Another engaging piece by Information is Beautiful’s David McCandless.
By Richard Poulin & J. Graham Hanson. Developed to aid non-English speaking patient communication at Mt Sinai Medical Center in New York.