Interactive Inspiration [12]

Selection of some of the best data visualization and graphics of the week

November 9, 2012  |  CATEGORIES: Featured, News

The 2012 US election dominated the media this week, as expected . But besides Obama’s victory, vastly illustrated throughout the world, there were many other interactive infographics that focused on different subjects, either coming from news sites or by the hand of talented designers and even by some private companies – Interactive Inspiration from everywhere!

So, here’s what came in to our attention during this week:

What County-by-County Results Tell Us About the Election | The Wall Street Journal

Partial screen capture of The Wall Street Journal's interactive graphic, What County-by-County Results Tell Us About the Election

(image: The Wall Street Journal)

The action-packed journey to US election day in graphic novel form | The Guardian

Partial screen capture of The Guardian's interactive graphic, The action-packed journey to US election day in graphic novel form

(image: The Guardian)

How Obama Won Re-election | The New York Times

Partial screen capture of The New York Times' interactive infographic How Obama won the election

(image: Mike Bostock, Shan Carter, Amanda Cox, Tom Giratikanon, Alicia Parlapiano, Kevin Quealy, Amy Shoenfeld, Lisa Waananen | The New York Times)

Presidential election | Echovoice

Partial screen capture of Echovoice' interactive infographic Presidential election

(image: Echovoice)

The History of the CCP Congress | The Financial Times

Partial screen capture of the Financial Times' interactive graphic, The History of the CCP Congress

(image: Nalini Sivathasan, Kathrin Hille | Financial Times)

Formula One by the numbers | 20 Minutos

Partial screen capture of 20.Minutos' interactive graphic Formula One by the numbers

(image: Carlos Gámez | 20 Minutos)

Test Your Tech Investing Talent | Reuters

Partial screen capture of Reuters' interactive infographic,  Test Your Tech Investing Talent

(image: Reuters)

Changing Perspectives on Gay Marriage | The Wall Street Journal

Partial screen capture of The Wall Street Journal's interactive graphic, Changing Perspectives on Gay Marriage

(image: The Wall Street Journal)

Bib.ly | Gary Lee & Anirudh Venkatesh

Partial screen capture of Gary Lee & Anirudh Venkateshs interactive graphic, Bib.ly

(image: Gary Lee & Anirudh Venkatesh)

US electoral compass | Brandwatch

Partial screen capture of Brandwatch's interactive graphic, US electoral compass

(image: Brandwatch)

2012 US Presidential Election | Shift8Creative

Captura de tela parcial do infográfico interativo da Shift8Creative, 2012 US Presidential Election

(imagem: Shift8Creative | Social Harvest)

(We talked about this one here.)

Freight Port Finder

Partial screen capture of Freight Port Finder's interactive site

(image: Freight Port Finder | Google Maps)

(Via Google Maps Mania)

Exploit Database Platforms Spiral | Ramiro GĂłmez

Partial screen capture of Ramiro GĂłmez'  interactive graphic, Exploit Database Platforms Spiral

(image: Ramiro GĂłmez)

Factor Conga | Stephen Von Worley

Dancing Factorization Diagrams

(image: Stephen Von Worley)

(Another one that we talked about here.)

Tweet Timeline | Virot “Ta” Chiraphadhanakul

Partial screen capture of Virot "Ta" Chiraphadhanakul's interactive infographic, Tweet Timeline

(image: Virot “Ta” Chiraphadhanakul | Tweet Timeline)

Good Films

Partial screen capture of Goodfilms' interactive infographic

(image: Goodfilms)

The Truth about Natural Cold Remedies | Healthline

Partial screen capture of Healthline's interactive infographic, The Truth about Natural Cold Remedies

(image: Healthline)

(Seen on Chart Porn)

Visualizing the distribution of $3.86 billion in grantmaking efforts | The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Visualizing the distribution of 3.86 billion in grantmaking efforts

(image: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation | Periscopic)

The Female Face of Farming | FAO

Partial screen capture of FAO's interactive infographic, The Female Face of Farming

(image: FAO)

I can’t get pregnant | Eugin

Partial screen capture of Eugin's interactive graphic, I can't get pregnant

(image: Eugin)

The brine shrimp life cycle | University of Utah

Partial screen capture of University of Utah's interactive infographic,  The brine shrimp life cycle

(image: University of Utah)

I’m a City Changer | UN-Habitat

Partial screen capture of UN-Habitat's interactive infographic, I'm a city changer

(image: UN-Habitat)

(Via Google Maps Mania)

Marks & Spencer profits well below 2008 peak | The Telegraph

Partial screen capture of The Telegraph's interactive infographic, Marks  Spencer profits well below 2008 peak

(image: The Telegraph)

And last week’s interactive infographics:

Assessing the Damage From Hurricane Sandy | The New York Times

Assessing the Damage From Hurricane Sandy

(image: The New York Times)

Guatemalan Crime & Justice | Plaza PĂşblica

(From Tableau’s Viz of the Day. Original here.)

Superstorm Sandy: every verified event mapped and detailed | The Guardian

Superstorm Sandy: every verified event mapped and detailed

(image: The Guardian)

Seeds of Change | Citizen Access

Seeds of Change

(image: Citizen Access)

The Income Estimates Map | UK Office for National Statistics

The Income Estimates Map,  Office for National Statistics' s interactive infographic

(image: UK Office for National Statistics)

(Seen on Google Maps Mania)

November is the cruellest month for managers in the Premier League | The Telegraph

November is the cruellest month for managers in the Premier League

(image: The Telegraph)

Economic Development Aid | The Globe and Mail

Fiscal Federalism by the Numbers | Pew Center

Fiscal Federalism by the Numbers

(image: Pew Center)

(Seen on Chart Porn)

White Students in Minneapolis Schools | The Star Tribune

White Students in Minneapolis Schools, a Star Tribune's interactive graphic

(image: Star Tribune)

Every wind farm site in the UK | The Telegraph

Every wind farm site in the UK, The Telegraph's interactive infographic

(image: The Telegraph)

37 years of Saturday Night Live | Cable

37 years of Saturday Night Live, a Cable TV's interactive graphic

(image: Cable TV)

Political Engagement Map | Twitter

Political Engagement Map

(image: Twitter)

(Seen on Information Aesthetics)

Visualizing intensity of final debate | Boston Globe

Visualizing intensity of final debate, a The Boston Globe's interactive infographic

(image: Alvin Chang | The Boston Globe)

North Korea Leadership Tracker | NK News

North Korea Leadership Tracker , North Korea News's interactive graphic

(image: North Korea News)

(Via The Guardian Data Blog)

Vacation like a… | Slate

Vacation like a..., Slate's interactive infographic

(image: Slate)

Geocoded Tweets Mentioning Flooding | Oxford Internet Institute

Geocoded Tweets Mentioning Flooding

(image: Oxford Internet Institute)

Where the Jobs Are | The USA Today

Where the Jobs Are, USA Today' s interactive graphic,

(image: Doug Carroll, Anthony DeBarros, Kristin DeRamus, Ray Goldbacher, Barbara Hansen, Chuck Rose; Erin Sansone; Juan Thomassie | USA Today)

China’s Leadership Change | The Wall Street Journal

China's Leadership Change, The Wall Street Journal's interactive graphic

(image: The Wall Street Journal)

Storm surge | The LA Times

Storm surge

(image: LA Times)

James Bond by numbers | The Telegraph

James Bond by numbers, a The Telegraph's interactive infographic

(image: The Telegraph)

The Future of U.S. Manufacturing | Nicholas Diakopoulos

The Future of U.S. Manufacturing

(image: Nicholas Diakopoulos)

City Costs | Residential Land

City Costs, Residential Land's interactive infographic

(image: Residential Land)

Global flow of tertiary-level students | UNESCO

Global flow of tertiary-level students, UNESCO's interactive infographic

(image: UNESCO)

The Global Innovation 1000: Comparison of R&D Spending | Booz & Company

The Global Innovation 1000 Comparison of R&D Spending

(image: Booz & Company)

Bond – licence to drive | Evans Halshaw

Bond - licence to drive

(image: Evans Walshaw)

2012 CondĂ© Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards | CondĂ© Nast Traveler

2012 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

(image: Condé Nast Traveler)

Compare Hurricane Sandy to Irene | The Telegraph

Compare Hurricane Sandy to Irene

(image: The Telegraph)

Before and After Sandy | The Wall Street Journal

Before and After Sandy

(image: The Wall Street Journal)

Dave Barry’s scariest things about South Florida | The Miami Herald

Dave Barry's scariest things about South Florida

(image: Marco Ruiz | The Miami Herald)

When income grows, who gains | The State of Working America

When income grows, who gains

(image: The State of Working America)

Again, you’re invited to send us your interactive work, either by emailing us or by dropping us a message on Facebook or Twitter.

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