Effective Visual Communication Using Infographics: 40+ Attractive Examples

by in Inspiration on 9th Feb 2010 · Comments

Everyone, at some point in their lives would have had to, at the very least, create a quick map or a simple data pie chart of some sort. Welcome to the fascinating world of infographics!

Visuals that are used to represent, instruct, or to disseminate information, data, and knowledge are called information graphics, or simply, infographics. Infographics have been around since the early ages, seen in the form of cave drawings and maps. Used everywhere, perhaps it is just that we don’t realise how often and common infographics are.

Effective Visual Communication Using Infographics: 40+ Attractive Examples


In this modern information age, there are various types of infographics. However, all of them have the same purpose; they help to quickly and clearly provide us with information that might be complex or hard to understand. Many of these infographics use cutting edge graphics, charts, and illustrations to represent compelling statistics and relationships.

Ultimately, infographics is the seamless combination of words and visuals to better explain a subject matter, or relations between subjects. Here is a collection of infographics that are visually attractive; with topics ranging from human’s most guilty desires, world maps and even the cause of natural disasters.

40+ Attractive Infographics

Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa
Wild Artic
Artic
Commerce
Commerce
Solar Energy
Solar Energy
Diversity
Diversity
Singles and Married
Singles & Married
Boat
Boat
Coffee Maker
Coffee Maker
Greenworld
Greenworld
Pacific Garbage
Pacific Garbage
3 Month Crochet
3 Month Crochet
Haiti
Haiti
Honda Specifications
Honda Specifications
Where Your Money Goes
Where Your Money Goes
The Buzz vs The Bulge
Buzz
The Volunteers
Volunteers
Superman
Superman
Taking the Train
Taking The Train
Economy
Economy
The Simpsons
Simpsons
Christmas
Christmas
Gravity Wells
Gravity Wells
Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd
Death in the Skies
Mega Shark
My Head Hurts
My Head Hurts
Left vs Right Brain

Timelines
Timelines
Population of the Dead
Population of the Dead
Production
Production
Infographic Coins
Infographics Coin
Weapons
Weapons
Oasis of the Seas
Oasis Of The Seas
Carbon Cycle
Carbon Cycle
Submarine Traffickers
Submarine Traffickers
Ocean
Ocean
Survival of the fittest
Survival of the Fittest
The Best Beer in America
Best Beer in America
Army Tank
Army
I Feel Good Today
I Feel Good Today
Mailstream
Mailstream

A Universal Language

The added beauty of infographics is that it is a universal language. They have no social or language boundaries because they let the visuals do most of the talking. Infographics also help to translate and summarize complex information into attractive visuals. A picture paints a thousand words; and graphics definitely attract more attention that a whole paragraph of text does.

Charlotte’s interest is in web interface and design as well as motion graphics. Her absorption with her work is mostly due to her attention to detail and passion for the world of design. Winding down after work, which consumes much of her time; she enjoys traveling, exploring new places, gastronomy, and fashion.