All posts tagged: infovis

(US) Consumer Spending Pattern

This reminds me a bit of Death and Tax. Below is a visualization of the components that made up the consumer price index. In another word, this is what US Bureau of Labor Statistics take as the proportion of an average US consumer’s spending. The colour represents year-on-year change of proportion of that item in […]

EagerEyes, Swivel, Many Eyes

Out of the many hobbies and passions that I have, two that also benefit my work are typography and data visualization. (I’m a “Bringhurst”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Bringhurst and “Tufte”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Tufte groupie.) I spent hundreds of hours crafting charts and tables, making sure the hard work in generating the data pays full dividend. I was predictably excited when “Swivel”:http://swivel.com/ and […]