The Cool Infographics® site highlights some of the best examples of data visualizations and infographics found online, in magazines, in newspapers and anywhere people are using visual design to communicate data and information. Started in 2007, Cool Infographics® is one of the top sites in the information design industry.
Randy has been designing data visualizations and infographics for over 15 years, runs the Cool Infographics® site, is the author of the book Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design, and teaches Data Visualization Design at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, TX and workshops. Randy frequently speaks at conferences, universities, corporate events, and government agencies about data visualization design, infographics, visual storytelling, content marketing, and the effective use of visual communication.
Founded in 2009, InfoNewt is is a design firm focused on using visual design to communicate data and information, both internal and external, by using innovative data visualization and infographic design techniques. These data visualization designs include charts, illustrations, diagrams, maps, and complex representations of data and are used in a number of different final formats; infographics, presentations, posters, handouts, brochures, white papers, websites.
A cool infographic tells a story visually —an engaging story built with your data. More than just using pictures or colorful charts, infographics create the type of visual information that your audience will quickly grasp and remember. Inside, the fundamentals of infographics are clearly explained for both novices and experienced professionals.
This innovative guide prepares you to create compelling infographics for online marketing, business reports, posters, presentations, and even design your own infographic resume.
Discover what makes infographics work
Structure information into a simple 3-part story
Clarify the design process and follow infographic design rules
Blend data visualizations with text, illustrations and images to tell a complete story
Understand how other companies are successfully using infographics
Implement a complete infographic release strategy to maximize SEO results
Design a personal infographic resume to market yourself