Motion infographics are to be found everywhere – on the Internet, in TV commercials and programmes, and in educational films. Their basic goal is to help the viewer digest the information presented to them as painlessly, indeed pleasurably, as possible. But how do their designers set about them? How do they absorb all the material they need to understand before deciding how to demonstrate it? And to what extent does the type of data to be illustrated affect the visual outcome? We have selected more than 30 brilliant infographic motion works, movies and animations, to show you how lively and aesthetically pleasing such instructional efforts can be.


Making information come alive is like weaving a technicolour dreamcoat

We all come across infographics design every day – in the leaflets we pick up from the bank, the competition details on the box of cereal we dip into for breakfast, school textbooks used by our kids, the maps and signage of the buildings and parks and museums that we visit, the road signs we observe as we're driving … The essential function of infographics is to help us make sense of a lot of information or data that would otherwise be difficult to absorb. Clarity and ease of understanding are the basic goals of this design genre – and the same goes for motion-graphics devoted to it.

IdN Video v18n3: Mixed Media

IdN Video v18n3: Mixed Media


Specifications:

110 min
Dolby Digital
All Region DVD
8 page Frenchfold insert


Featuring:

- Opening Title by NERDO
- Demos, The Power Gap by Airside
- Vitsoe by Airside
- This is Dare. Are you? by Alex Dunford
- Infographic Marriage by Amelia Sia
- The Status of Aid by Bjørn Rostad
- Oil'd by Chris Harmon
- Hyper Island On A Wall by Claudio Salas
- It's Time for Real / Eat Local, Eat Real by Crush
- Things and The Things They're Made Of by Eric & Phil
- F5 Ethos by F5 (Vincent Diga and Ventura Castro)
- Tug Of War by Francesco Basile & Alice Bottaro
- Monstrous Wildlife by Frank Robnik
- Herman Miller This is You by Imaginary Forces
- Thinks Metric by Ivan Cruz
- SNS REAAL Annual Report 2010 by Jeroen Krielaars
- The State Of Wikipedia by JESS3
- The Seed by Johnny Kelly
- The Seed making of by Johnny Kelly
- Sneaker Addict by Joyrider Film
- Evergreen Solar - More Electricity by Legwork
- What We Learned by Legwork
- Turn it Off by Nigel Upchurch
- Quants by OneSize
- Math = Invention by Payam Rajabi
- Cosmic 140 by Pedro Cascao
- Philips Action by Peepshow Collective
- Philips Boardroom by Peepshow Collective
- Philips Character by Peepshow Collective
- Philips Charisma by Peepshow Collective
- Philips Sports by Peepshow Collective
- Philips Wild by Peepshow Collective
- Diagnostic Kitchen by Philips Design
- Food Creation by Philips Design
- Home Farming by Philips Design
- The Ambient Life by PlusOne
- Rocket Base by Rocket Base
- Mariana – an Interview with Monsieur Piccard by Roman Wolter
- Duelity by Ryan Uhrich & Marcos Ceravolo
- Micah White's Thought Bubble: Junk Thought by Smart Bubble Society, Inc
- MasterCard PayPass Website by Studio BX
- Araon by Sungyoung Lee
- WWF The Web Foundation by TENDRIL
- Nippon Connection 2011 by Alexander Lis
- 10,000 Digital Paintings by FIELD
- Tiger Translate Hanoi by Unseen TV
+ much more!

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

IdN Video v18n4: Infographics

.M Contemporary presents 'No Place Like Home' – Sydney, Australia

.M Contemporary presents 'No Place Like Home' – Sydney, Australia

'No Place Like Home' seeks to celebrate the artistic practices of Australia’s emerging and established contemporary artists alongside their international contemporaries in order to highlight the universal theme of connection or disconnection to place. The main focus of the exhibition will deal with the cultural and historical relationships forged within the aesthetic experiences of these artists.

A Sequence of Operations – New Window × Rogier Arents – Breda, Netherlands

A Sequence of Operations – New Window × Rogier Arents – Breda, Netherlands

New Window is a platform that gives an insight into the making process of art and design. Designer Rogier Arents’ contribution to ‘One Window #1’ is a series of prints entitled ‘A Sequence of Operations’. His aim is to apply the principles of the digital algorithm onto the analogue screen printing technique, resulting in a series of fifty unique silk screen prints inspired by the use of colour halftoning in screen printing and computer generated images.

Brandon Wall – Sevenly Animation (1:36)

Brandon Wall – Sevenly Animation (1:36)

Animation by Brandon Wall

'Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black' by Nemanja Jehlicka – Belgrade, Serbia

'Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black' by Nemanja Jehlicka – Belgrade, Serbia

Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black is Nemanja Jehlicka’s first solo exhibition. The exhibition showcases a number of works documenting the work-in-progress nature of any project. The idea was to give a physical embodiment to the different stages of creative thinking and execution, ranging from midway-through-process graphic ruminations to ideas rejected by clients, which are oftentimes more interesting than the final output / approved solution.

KOMET presents Soirée Graphique #8 – Berne, Switzerland

KOMET presents Soirée Graphique #8 – Berne, Switzerland

Soirée Graphique founded by KOMET is a platform for creatives from a variety of fields, such as graphic design, visual arts, and photography. It fosters visual design, inspires new art and reflects the latest trends in contemporary graphic design. The concept of Soirée graphique lets two worlds meet: On one side, we have the original graphic design poster; on the other side, we have the reinterpretation of the photographers and visual artists. Each artwork is created specifically for the event and gets published as a limited edition print.

Meet My Project – 'Are You Talking to Me?' – Paris, France

Meet My Project – 'Are You Talking to Me?' – Paris, France

The mission of Meet My Project is to promote design and contemporary creativity and unite the various actors of the design world supporting this process – designers, publishers, manufacturers and distributors. Meet My Project aims as well to increase appreciation for design across the society by highlighting the values delivered through design and by making design accessible and understandable to the large public.

Sex, Drugs & Helvetica 2015 – Melbourne/Brisbane

Sex, Drugs & Helvetica 2015 – Melbourne/Brisbane

Sex, Drugs & Helvetica is an event like no other. Described as “industry espionage” and “work experience at six studios in one day”, it’s an exclusive look at the highs, the hurdles and the learning curves behind six different projects. It’s insightful presentations. It’s unparalleled interviews. It's an opportunity to not only be surrounded with other like-minded creatives, but to meet and talk with six Australian and internationally renowned designers.

Thobias Studio – Thibault Priou, Jonas Obadia – Paris, France

Thobias Studio – Thibault Priou, Jonas Obadia – Paris, France

"French design is forever evolving and asking questions and creating ideas that I do not see happening as often in other big cities around the world. I think this plays a great role in why it continues diversifying and re-examining itself, which makes it unique."

Cauboyz – Teaser - Plastic letters (0:29)

Cauboyz – Teaser - Plastic letters (0:29)

Teaser – French cinema halls "Les Amants Parallèles" LP by Vincent Delerm. Stop-motion with plastic letters on colored papers.

LeOsler Font by Antipixel – Buenos Aires, Argentina

LeOsler Font by Antipixel – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Antipixel is a graphic design studio run by Julia Martínez Diana, based in Buenos Aires, with main focus on display handwritten fonts, branding & web design. It has recently released LeOsler – a decorative, fun, handwritten font which will bring a personal look to your work. This font includes the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic alphabets, and can be used in a wide range of languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Polish, Czech, Vietnamese, Russian, Greek, among many others.