Information is Beautiful’s Most Popular Dataviz of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, have a dataviz reminisce with our most popular pieces this year.

Common MythConceptions – updated & interactive

World’s Most Contagious Falsehoods debunked. Now filterable with new myths.

Inter-Mental – possible psycho-emotional disorders caused by tech


Our interactive ‘charticle’ classifies conditions from Contentstipation to Infogestion.

The Internet of Things – a Primer


Over 26 billion things – cars, coffee machines, cows – may be connected to the net

» Play with our interactive dataviz tour of the IoT

Revealed: A Hidden Taxonomy Behind Hipster Coffeee Shop Names


As trendy coffee shops spring up in every neighbourhood across the galaxy, we visualize a hidden pattern behind coffee shop names. Well, in LDN anyway.

How IIB founder David McCandless turns data into art


David’s nerdcore fascination with Excel is captured in this microfilm about his work and process.

What is Meditation / Mindfulness Good For?


The latest scientific research on the efficacy of these ancient practices in one visual.

The Best Visualizations & Infographics of 2015


The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards celebrates the finest work from around the world.

» Discover the winners who share in $30k of prize money
» Explore the Shortlist and the Longlist

Now booking for 2016: Workshops are Beautiful London


David McCandless shares his dataviz method & process in central London on Tues 26 Jan & Thurs 28 Apr. A unique combo of lecture and hands-on exercises, followed by a chance to mingle with David and other guests.

» Find out why Workshops are Beautiful

The perfect gift: Information is Beautiful & Knowledge is Beautiful


Give your friends the gift of dataviz with David McCandless’s new book Knowledge is Beautiful (“Mindblowing” – The Guardian) or the original Information is Beautiful.

» Buy Knowledge is Beautiful [US] [UK]
» Order The Visual Miscellaneum [US] / Information is Beautiful [UK]