Learn a concept-driven approach to data-visualization & data story-telling

San Francisco. Canada. London. Details on our 2020 trainings.

» San Francisco Wed 19th Feb A few tickets left for a rare intimate workshop with IIB founder, David McCandless. (link)

» Canada April Announcing dates soon for Toronto, Montreal & Ottawa. Join the notify list.

» London Tue May 5th New date added. Other days sold out. (link)

What’s it about?

Discover how we produce popular projects like Beautiful News and Based On A True True Story. Learn our process for generating compelling, interesting and beautiful visualisations at scale. Meet like-minds and potential collaborators at these fun interactive events. Full details here.

Here’s what attendees are saying: hashtag #iibwab

Can’t make it in person?

We’ll be launching online training mid this year. Sign up to our list to be first to be notified.

100 Days of Beautiful News

Happy Birthday Beautiful News! We’ve just published the 100th graphic in our project celebrating good news, positive trends, uplifting statistics and facts.

To celebrate, we’ve compiled a few uplifting statistics about the Beautiful News project itself.

We’ve published 12 Clean Energy graphics, 5 on Conflict & Crime, 17 on Eco & Climate, 28 on Health, 7 on Nature & Animals, 15 on Quality of Life, 7 on Society & Community, 13 on Women & Girls, and 3 that don’t really fit into any of those categories. (A few graphics sit in more than one category).

Your favourite images to date have been:

  1. Every Single Country Has Seen a Reduction in Child Deaths (since 1950)
  2. Everyone, Everywhere Is Living Longer
  3. The World Has Gained a Fourth Type of Chocolate Outside of Dark, Milk & White – RUBY
  4. Natural Disasters Are Far Less Deadly
  5. Women Can Finally Vote Everywhere
  6. It’s Legal to Be Homosexual in the Majority of World Countries
  7. Homicides Are Falling Around the World
  8. The Best Things in Life Really Are Free
  9. Far More Unites Us Than Divides Us
  10. 100 Countries Have Banned Plastic Bags


Now, we best get moving. 265 more (and a book) to go!

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Make 2020 The Year You Learn Dataviz

Enjoy our visualization work? Seen our interactives? Loving Beautiful News?

Tickets are selling fast for our London workshop on 14 January 2020.

David McCandless, founder of Information is Beautiful, offers you training on his concept-driven process and method for creating successful, impactful and memorable dataviz and infographics.

Participants have described our workshops as “awesome”, and “amazing” (check out more attendee feedback).

We’ll also be in Canada in April 2020. Sign up to our notification list to be the first to find out when tickets are on sale for Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa.

» Get your London ticket now
» Sign up for Canada dates
» Other upcoming workshops

A sneak peek of our new project: Beautiful News

We’ve just quietly launched something.

It’s called Beautiful News.

It surfaces and visualises all the amazing things happening in the world. The things we don’t see because we’re fixated on the drama and horror of the news.

It’s been a year in the making – research, visualisation and design. And it will gently unfold over this coming year – a chart a day.

Stay tuned on your preferred channel: Email, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook