Who? I teach data visualization and information design to undergraduates at the University for the Graphic Arts in London.
And? I’m also a consultant to some U.K. companies that are developing information-based products. My book “Information and Art” will be published next year. (Assuming that I get on and finish it!)
EightbyEight If you love football, you will love this magazine. Beautifully designed and illustrated, front to back. http://8by8mag.com
John Grimwade and I have a lot in common. Well, we’re both British, teach information graphics, and we both have beards. http://johngrimwade.com
Earth Cake Make a diagram of the Earth’s core, then eat it. http://cakecrumbs.me/2013/05/24/commission-earth-structural-layer-cake/
Dance steps I’m not much of a dancer, but maybe this approach could teach me to dance the Argentine tango in five minutes. Anyway, it‘s a great idea. By Stefanie Posavec, who is also speaking at IC 14, March 14. http://www.stefanieposavec.co.uk/data/#/facebook-art-residency-relationship-dance-steps/
Future Control The future in the palm of your hand? If not this, then something like it. http://vimeo.com/87299033
Beardface A font made from beards. Er… why not? http://michaelallendesign.com/More-Stuff
Ben Fry’s Fathom gets into Nike+ FuelBand data. http://fathom.info/yearinnikefuel
Build Creative London-based studio. Love their bold, graphic style. http://wearebuild.com/
2RISE Experimental information interface. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VKVcY_Qg5o
Selfiecity Perhaps the subject is not that important to the history of the earth, but the interface is interesting, and fun. http://selfiecity.net
Moritz Stefaner was one of the collaborators on this. He’s also speaking at IC14 in Zeist.