Category Archives: Information Design

Metro Maps

This is more of a bookmark for myself. A while ago, Jan pointed to a niffty collection of metro maps from around the world. Check it out. I like the idea of showing streets and street names, as well as

Metro Maps

This is more of a bookmark for myself. A while ago, Jan pointed to a niffty collection of metro maps from around the world. Check it out. I like the idea of showing streets and street names, as well as

Edward Tufte’s Presidential Appointment

Brilliant! Obama has appointed Edward Tufte to the newly-formed Recovery Independent Advisory Panel, whose mission is: To promote accountability by coordinating and conducting oversight of Recovery funds to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse and to foster transparency on recovery spending

Edward Tufte’s Presidential Appointment

Brilliant! Obama has appointed Edward Tufte to the newly-formed Recovery Independent Advisory Panel, whose mission is: To promote accountability by coordinating and conducting oversight of Recovery funds to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse and to foster transparency on recovery spending

Web Design and Typography

via InfoDesign The folks at Information Architects Japan have an interesting article about typography online. The title says it all: Web Design is 95% Typography.  A little exaggerated in propotion but they make a good point: typography online is often

Web Design and Typography

via InfoDesign The folks at Information Architects Japan have an interesting article about typography online. The title says it all: Web Design is 95% Typography.  A little exaggerated in propotion but they make a good point: typography online is often

Wikipedia Roll

Here’s an interesting mashup: Wikipedia Roll. I’m pointing to the page for “Usability” but you can search on any term. Looks like they are doing some type of entity extraction to cluster facet-like groupings of concepts on the fly. That’s

Wikipedia Roll

Here’s an interesting mashup: Wikipedia Roll. I’m pointing to the page for “Usability” but you can search on any term. Looks like they are doing some type of entity extraction to cluster facet-like groupings of concepts on the fly. That’s

Tufte on the iPhone

Here’s an interesting video of Edward Tufte reviewing the iPhone. (Warning: it’s a huge file and takes forever to load fully). He seems to like the iPhone overall, but does have a few valid critique points. “To clarify, add detail”

Tufte on the iPhone

Here’s an interesting video of Edward Tufte reviewing the iPhone. (Warning: it’s a huge file and takes forever to load fully). He seems to like the iPhone overall, but does have a few valid critique points. “To clarify, add detail”