David McCandless is a London-based author, writer and designer. His passion is visualizing information with a minimum of words. He says his pet-hate is pie charts, or in his words ” Love pie. Hate pie-charts.” His site Information is beautiful features many great, thought provoking visualizations. Here’s a couple of our favorites.
This is about colours and cultures. You can see this image on the Information Is Beautiful site. All sorts of interesting things. Evil is black everywhere but death is black, white or green. Success is red or green. Why red? Why green?
We think this would definitely make Modenus blue, and probably purple!
Size of the individual’s ego
Complexity of self-expression
Perception: How Germans and the Chinese see one another
Lifestyle: Independent vs. dependent
How to stand in line
Attitude towards punctuality
The volume of sound in a restaurant
The evolution of transportation over the last three decades