March 22, 2013 § Leave a comment
Sometimes you discover online something that combines two things you love and then you realize that all that procrastination was actually worth it. So for today’s pleasure combo I present to you
one three Beatles infographs, charting the instrumentation of all of their songs, in their three phases.
I consider the haircut chart a bonus:
June 26, 2012 § Leave a comment
Would you imagine Alice taking the subway to wander around Wonderland? Perhaps not, but this transit map identifies the key locations of Lewis Carroll’s inspiration.
Well, if you don’t know where you want to get to, it doesn’t matter which way you go as the Cat would say…
March 30, 2012 § Leave a comment
March 29, 2012 § 4 Comments
In the early days of the web, Am I Right was one of the funniest sites there was: a database of misheard lyrics. The misunderstanding of the psychedelic Beatles lyrics “A girl with kaleidoscope eyes” with the absurdist “A girl with colitis goes by” is still one of the funniest things I’ve ever heard.
And now there is a wonderful infograph by direct lyrics, to summarize the most common mistakes. Wasn’t it about time?
By the way, Am I Right has also published a collection of misheard lyrics in Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza: And Other Misheard Lyrics.
See the full infograph after the jump.
March 7, 2012 § 3 Comments
An infographic on hallucinations? Well yes. Insanely cool.
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December 9, 2011 § Leave a comment
You know it already. itsasmallweb loves words and their design, we are obsessed with fonts and typefaces and that is why we got really excited with Mashable’s infographic: A History of Western Typefaces. Here is their story:
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November 24, 2011 § Leave a comment
We all know that music as we know it in the 21st century originated in Africa, but what routes did it go through?
Travel experts Thomson sponsored this wonderful interactive infographic following contemporary music genres as the traveled from Africa to the US to Europe and beyond. From Swing to Disco and from Hip Hop to Trip Hop, check out the history of music.
September 21, 2011 § Leave a comment
We have seen her work before, illustrating the food habits of famous writers and poets. Now Wendy MacNaughton illustrates in a visually engaging manner the Circles of Influence, created by Michelle Legro and Maria Popova, which reveal the creative encounters and intersections of different writers, scientists, genres and eras.
July 10, 2011 § 1 Comment
Yeah , we live in the age of infographics. We know it, already. It is the new way to convey information from the most trivial to the most complex. However, the need to visualise data doesn’t seem so new after all. From the beginning of the last century, artists and designers were looking for new ways to share information in a visually engaging manner, as these 1940′s copies of the Fortune magazine reveal. It seems that the only things that have truly changed are the techniques and the media.
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June 28, 2011 § Leave a comment
How did the future that George Orwell and Aldous Huxley visualised turn out to be? The following infographic, created by Column Five for Akorn Entertainment, compares the concepts of 1984 and Brave New World to the current state of the Internet, as it has been evolved through the Internet censorship techniques of the East and the continuous stream of trivial information of the West.
via Visual News
June 14, 2011 § 2 Comments
There is an infographic for everything. From comparing the most controversial figures, like the Beatles & Jesus or even Kanye West to Bob Dylan, to unraveling the universe of your social self and from exploring theories, genres and art movements, such as science fiction or graffiti and street art to explaining the form of the infograph itself in a rather self-referential mode.
It is the new form of conveying easily and visually appealing information, but Chad Hagen’s ‘Nonsensical Infographics’ convey no information, they play rather with form than function and remain visually challenging.
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May 31, 2011 § Leave a comment
Or in this case, the message is the branding. Another confirmation of the fact that the best ideas are the simplest. Case in point: a milk carton that wears its nutritional facts as its branding. Aka, infographic packaging.
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May 17, 2011 § 1 Comment
We often feel alone and unprotected in this vast universe. But really, how big is our universe? This fascinating interactive animation explores the known universe, from Quantum foam to the Virgo Galactic Group.