Comic Sans? Helvetica? Georgia? Baskerville? Which font should you use when you want to be taken seriously? Baskerville is different from the rest. I’d call it a 1.5% advantage, in that that’s how much higher agreement is with it relative to the average of the other fonts. That advantage may seem small, but if that […]
Happy Valentine’s Day. Click the map to explore the Atlas of Experience Click here to view “Pleasure” in detail.
New to the T&H catalogue is Cyclepedia – A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs. A wonderful book of Michael Embacher’s incredible bicycle collection. his online archive is really great too. buy the book here.
London Buses. They never come, then they all come at once, right? Well, this map, made by my colleague Mark Bulling, has plotted all the bus routes across London. It’s a rather beautiful map as a consequence, that looks like arteries or veins around a heart. LONDON BUSES Powered by Tableau He pulled together over […]
time lapse of new york artist David Kassan painting a portrait with ‘brushes’ on the iPad. check the video – time lapse of just the on-screen action starts at 6’22 min – well worth a look! [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OLP4nbAVA4] David Kassan website
Logorama from Marc Altshuler – Human Music on Vimeo. Logorama, French Agency H5‘s film that we reported on previously, won an oscar this year. Congratulations! Logorama is 17 minutes of Hollywood blockbuster action, rife with car chases, natural disasters, and hostage-taking, but created entirely out of real world logotypes and brand characters. In it, you’ll […]
Check Julian Hansen’s type face flow chart for choosing the right type face for your needs. If you’re an Italian restaurant, dont bother looking, just choose Bodoni.
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Information is Beautiful just came into the office to give a charming talk about, well, the beauty – and power – of data visualisation. Above is one of the thought provoking pieces that David McCandless put together for The Guardian, which puts the huge abstract numbers and costs that are bandied about by government into […]
[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGuQ1zPBS2A&feature=player_embedded#] FUTU magazine‘s video presentation really caught my eye. Interesting use of graphics and perspective on a traditional format. Also worth noting is the new spiral bound versions of Tank magazine, which no doubt helps cut their costs down, but I think adds to the longevitiy and preservation of the magazine.
Hierarchy of digital distractions? How to get replies in online dating? Fatality rates of diseases? Information is Beautiful has them all.
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