WWF Together iPad App: AKQA

Curator: Local Projects
date: March 6, 2013
Categories: Advertising, Corporate Communications Design, Entertainment Design, Experience Design, Information Design
Tags: all ages, animals, App, infographics, ipad, origami, World Wildlife Fund
Lush photography, simple and light-handed infographics, and fun comparative views like “human vision” vs. “tiger vision” make this app for the World Wildlife Fund easy and enjoyable to dive into for all ages—something we know is not easy to achieve.
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Irritable Bowl Syndrome: Fraser Davidson

Curator: Cavan Huang
date: November 14, 2012
Categories: Entertainment Design, Illustration, Information Design, Motion Graphics
Tags: animation, infographics, vector illustration

Bill Maher - Irritable Bowl Syndrome from Fraser Davidson on Vimeo.

With the elections still fresh in our minds, I am reminded of a clever infographic animation by Fraser Davidson, which is based on an excerpt from Bill Maher’s book The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass. Davidson, an accomplished UK motion designer, selected a particular Maher rant about football, socialism and politics as the foundation for his animation. Though he posted it earlier this year, it remains remarkably resonant and relevant.
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Obsessive Personal Timeline: Merel Brouns

Curator: Rafael Esquer
date: May 1, 2012
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Information Design
Tags: data visualization, infographics, obsessive

I have to face my demons: I am an obsessive person. I clean absolutely everything on my desk before starting a new project. I shelve my books rigidly according to my own idiosyncratic system. I organize my fonts into endlessly parsed categories of style. Perhaps it’s not such unusual behavior for a designer. But it’s why I’m writing about Merel Brouns’s Personal Timeline. It’s a project that appeals to my own weird compulsions.

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How Books Are Made: Funnel Inc.

Curator: Laetitia Wolff
date: October 21, 2011
Categories: Corporate Communications Design, Environmental Design, Information Design, Typography
Tags: graphic novel, infographics, maps
Information design that makes the complex clear is the motto of Wisconsin-based Funnel, a duo studio specializing in cool infographics, which borrow from graphic novels.

“We tackle the convoluted, thorny, problematic stuff because we love bringing order to chaos,” say Linden and Lori Wilson, founders of Funnel, Inc. 
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