June 21, 2012
I like infographics. How they meet the challenge of synthesizing complex information into a story – or not. When they are well done they are both beautiful and educational. When poorly done, they are just down right confusing.
Image: BBC Future
This latest one from the BBC makes the grade.
It nicely illustrates the remaining time for the world’s supply of non-renewable resources. The information is simple to read, the data relationships are easy to comprehend and the colour palette is soft and comforting, in sharp contrast to the message.