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March 11, 2016
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Missing your data-led visual content fix? Fear not, we got you. The team at infogr8 have curated the most inspiring and interesting visual content we have stumbled on this week.

Save the Rainforest
Rainforest Foundation
Scrollable Story

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Saving the rainforest resonates with many people around the world and there are some fantastic efforts being made by some organisations. TV-aksjonen NRK are working in close cooperation with the people who live there. The funds they’re raising will save a rainforest area larger than all of Normay and Denmark combined. For the 260 million people who live in the rainforest and live off its resources, the consequences are immediate and dramatic. Immerse yourself in this great scrollable story and learn more about the people who live in the rainforest.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Quiz

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Ape society is much like human society: everyone fulfills an important role. They have different beliefs. Different skills. And different personalities. But they all work together toward a common goal. This quiz identifies which character from ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ you are most like from your answers. Pretty fun!

Byron Burgers
Byron
Micro Content

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Not only do we love Byron, we’re getting quite an appetite for their visual content lately. What better way to ask their customers what special to put on the menu than to compare the options visually? The only thing we can think of better is for Byron to make a custom half half burger especially for our very own plate licker Ben Willers who eats all the gherkins from everyones plate, efficient. Byron, we put you to the challenge!… (show a map that links infogr8 to Byron in Farringdon.

Zero Landfill
Subaru
Scrollable Story

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Check out Subaru’s impressive National Park Zero-Landfill initiative, it’s part of Love Promise, their company-wide commitment to protecting the earth and making a positive impact out in the world. The timeline, visualised as annual rings of a tree trunk, tells the story from 1989 to today on Sabaru’s efforts in improving the environment.

Beard Design 2015 Year in Review
Beard Design
Annual Report

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Visual reports are becoming increasingly popular — and rightly so! Who wants to read a report from the 90’s with heaps of text? Humans are visual creatures, but somewhere in our timeline we became obsessed with formatting anything to do with business in a written format. Seems like we’re now coming to our senses. Oh, and also, it’s not compulsory that annual reports have to be so serious, you’re allowed to put across your brand’s personality. This is a great example by Beard Design.

The Creative Review Careers Survey
Creative Review
Data Blog
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Creative Review carried out a major piece of research on careers in the marketing and design industries. They surveyed over 3,000 designers and creatives about their career and asked IIB Studio to uncover and visualise the story. IIB Studio took the data relating to designers and creatives and analysed it, looking for the most interesting relationships, patterns and conclusions that could be drawn. They then turned these findings into the visualisations you see here.

Data visualisation: what’s next?
Christian Thumer
Blog

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This is a great read on where data visualisation is now and where Christian Thumper thinks the focus will be going. Data visualisation are forever shifting and changing as the data climate evolves at an ever faster pace. With more data available due to smart devices, our understanding of humans is vitally important in making decisions on how to visualise data in an engaging and educational way.

What is your spare time worth to you? Take the test and find out!
Finn
Quiz
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Time, it’s that thing that we all wish we had more of. This clever quiz by Finn helps workout how much you value your spare time. Have fun!