Living, as we do, in the Age of Big Data people are constantly seeking to take those vast sets of information and turn them it into tangible, actionable insights. What better way to represent these figures and trends than with infographics?
But it's not all about making colorful charts and flashy graphs. It's about telling a story with your information and creating a point of view for your audience. Edward Tufte, the godfather of modern information graphics, believes in maximizing the time spent thinking about content, not translating designs. While I do agree, I occasionally indulge in the odd design frill here and there.