The Visual Miscellaneum

We all think, process, and understand information differently. I just came across these sneak peak images into David McCandless’ new book, The Visual Miscellaneum, A Colorful Guide to the World’s Most Consequential Trivia, and am astounded by the ability McCandless has to use visual charting, mapping and graphs to tell the story of fashion, politics, world events, media ownership
and more…
spectrum of political beliefs
global media scare stories. larger version here
map of the world’s biggest media properties, and the companies that own them.
size of bubble indicates revenues, height of stalk indicates audience.
map of colors popular in women’s clothing gathered from fashion publications

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2 responses to “The Visual Miscellaneum

  1. This is the absolute coolest thing ever. I must buy this.

  2. This book is astounding. I have to have it! And could stare at these images for hours. How do you find all these great resources!!!!

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