Information is Beautiful Awards
Arts, Entertainment & Culture
Leisure, Games & Sport
Places, Spaces & Environment
Current Affairs & Politics
People, Language & Identity
Politics & Global
Science, Technology & Health
2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Diamonds are Forever
The artwork shows in the first inner circumference the five most expensive diamonds in the world, in the middle the ten largest rough diamonds, and in the outer the number of deposits by country
Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places. But these jobs are different.
The United States has lost millions of factory jobs, but in the last few years, some have come back. Can more return?
Same Stats, Different Graphs
Datasets which have the same statistical properties, yet produce dissimilar graphs, are an effective tool to demonstrate the importance of visualizing your data. Anscombe’s Quartet is the famous...
The ice is melting
Nicco Cirone visualizes the decrease in ice volume over the last decade.
A Data Book About Territories
Brazil is formed by 26 states, divided into 5 570 municipalities. The first edition of the Data Book was about the state of Minas Gerais, with 853 municipalities. The data book contains...
Eurozones - The Brexit Landscape
The Eurozone? The European Economic Area? The European Free-Trade Area? The European Customs Union? Whaaat? A graphic that hopefully clarifies the complex structure of the European Union and the...
Those places High-speed rail (HSR) could take you to
High-speed rail has developed rapidly in China in recent years. Its maximum speed has recently increased, to 350 kilometers per hour, and it has shortened the trip from Beijing to Nanjing to 3.5...
Eni commissioned The Visual Agency to design an interactive longform to tell the story of the company's evolution. We took the perspective ofexplaining the three key pillars of their work over the...
Where Slang Comes From
In 2014, I researched the musical origin of the word “shorty.” Turns out that Too $hort was the first to rap it and Lil Jon coined the southern-drawled “shawty.” Shorty wasn’t pervasive,...
How Long Does it Take to (Quick) Draw a Dog?
This piece looks at the newly released Google Quick, Draw dataset of over 50 million doodles and focuses on the length of time it takes the ameatur artists to draw a selection of these doodles. The...
A Ferrari road cars map
Discover the interactions between all road cars models produced by Ferrari. In this map, I sketched all Ferrari road cars in flat SVG illustrations and I collected the main information on each...
This infographic is a static A3 poster which highlights the startups that emerged in India from January 2015 to August 2016. It communicates the popular industry verticals amongst Indian startups,...
Which cities are toughest to observe Ramadan in?
A month of breaking news alerts, visualized
But there’s another factor that probably plays into how deluged we seem to be with news: Every time something happens, major or minor, our phones vibrate with an update — often from multiple...
From the United States military to the Filipino government, data breaches can affect companies, public-sector agencies and organisations of all types. This infographic charts some of the most...
The Watergrabbing Atlas
This work is the first visual atlas that offers a wide overview about the phenomena included under the notion of water grabbing. Stealing, limiting, disrupting or interfering local communities...
Swab the Subway
Wondering what kind of bacteria could be found in the subway, during an 18 month project started in 2013 physiology professor Christopher Mason collected samples from all subway stations in New...
How do you draw a circle? We analyzed 100,000 drawings to show how culture shapes our instincts
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world have played Google’s game Quick, Draw! prompting us to ask what takeaways it might have for global culture, like whether your location and language...
Mapping Out The Unknown
This visualization reviews the data discovery process through the example of the 'discovery' of the Americas by early European sea explorers and cartographers. Original maps from David Ramsey...
Embroidery map of Pakistan
Cheers to our rich history, diverse culture and impeccable craftsmanship- all being our ultimate sources of inspiration! GENERATION's CLASSIC and COTTAGE are perhaps the only product lines that...
Stolen Memory (Memoria Robada) is a multimedia, data-driven investigation about the cultural heritage trafficking in the country. This investigation was part of a transnational project in five...
Shooting stars, or meteors, are bits of interplanetary material falling through Earth's atmosphere and heated to incandescence by friction. Make a wish.
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
Bay Area residents looking to leave
Faced with some of the steepest home prices in the United States, Bay Area residents are searching for cheaper cities to settle down.
Vaccines are an essential weapon in fighting disease outbreaks. But how does the time taken to develop vaccines compare to the speed and frequency of outbreaks? And how can we do it better?
Urban Data Patterns
The project "Urban Data Patterns" is at the intersection between Visual Design and Data Science and it's goal is to develop independent concepts for visualising large data sets. The data used in...
The Influence of Innovations
From First Spark to the Personal Computer From Michael Faraday to Steve Jobs, innovators have improved upon the work of those before them—in both direct and indirect ways—to push human progress...
The Art of Gerrymandering
In most states in the US, the responsibility for redrawing congressional districts is owned by none other than the state legislature. The majority party in state legislatures often abuse this right...
Discussions in The Hobbit
I wanted to explore the discussions in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Only those words the characters say aloud are visualised. The visualisation shows the amount of discussion in each chapter as...
The Shape of Slavery
This project has two goals. One is to show the remarkable relationship between the historical geography of American slavery and the present-day patterns of mass incarceration. But second, the maps...