fastcodesign:

Need a simple tool to create a fantastic data visualization? Here are 30.

There have never been more technologies available to collect, examine, and render data. Here are 30 different notable pieces of data visualization software good for any designer’s repertoire. They’re not just powerful; they’re easy to use. In fact, most of these tools feature simple, point-and-click interfaces, and don’t require that you possess any particular coding knowledge or invest in any significant training. Let the software do the hard work for you. Your client will never know.

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The Global Migration website allows you to explore new estimates of migration flows between and within regions for five-year periods, 1990 to 2010, with an easy-to-use tool. Just click on a region to discover flows country-by-country.

The plot was created by Nikola Sander, Guy J. Abel & Ramon Bauer.

(via Global international migration flows | Wittgenstein Centre, shared by Thomas Schmidt)

New Logo!
While looking for a sleeker identity, I have decided to improve the old logo a bit, still maintaining the basic ideas for it:
The typeface remains the same.
The previous X has been replaced by one in a squared shape, rather than a circular, made out of arrows in four directions.
The colours are much more vivid and attractive.
The squared X icon is optimised for social media.
New Logo!
While looking for a sleeker identity, I have decided to improve the old logo a bit, still maintaining the basic ideas for it:
The typeface remains the same.
The previous X has been replaced by one in a squared shape, rather than a circular, made out of arrows in four directions.
The colours are much more vivid and attractive.
The squared X icon is optimised for social media.

New Logo!

While looking for a sleeker identity, I have decided to improve the old logo a bit, still maintaining the basic ideas for it:

  • The typeface remains the same.
  • The previous X has been replaced by one in a squared shape, rather than a circular, made out of arrows in four directions.
  • The colours are much more vivid and attractive.
  • The squared X icon is optimised for social media.

Type-Right Collection - Foolproof

Foolproof kicks off the The Type-Right Collection poster series. Foolproof is a celebration of Helvetica, Gotham and Archer and narrates the typefaces foolproof qualities. Just in time for Fools’ Day!

Aisling Flynn brings out the qualities of famous typefaces in a series of posters. A fun way to help you decide which one to use in your next design.

(via Aisling Flynn Design — Type-Right Collection - Foolproof)

"Critics of strong national climate change policies often talk about how much taking action costs the economy. What they usually don’t mention is the cost of doing nothing."
fastcompany:

Flat Maps Don’t Tell The Whole Story: View The World’s Cities In 3-D
From London to New York, adding the third dimension gives us a better grasp of what lies above and below us in a city. 

fastcompany:

Flat Maps Don’t Tell The Whole Story: View The World’s Cities In 3-D

From London to New York, adding the third dimension gives us a better grasp of what lies above and below us in a city. 

humanscalecities:

"Democracy, Technology and City" (Evgeny Morozov)

On 27 January, the Belarusian essayist, Evgeny Morozov, who is well known for his reflections on the social impact of the new technologies, opened the Open City lecture series at the CCCB with a talk titled “Democracy, Technology and City”.

(Source: jonnyrivas)

Education personalised for the student by IBM.

(Source: ibmblr)