Infographics: now and then

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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via Column Five Media via Fulltable

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