Edward Tufte is the "Leonardo da Vinci of data," and Business Week as the "Galileo of graphics"- Check out his work... and his art! Amazing fella

Edward Tufte: Posters and Graph Paper - Charles Joseph Minard : Losses of the French Army in the Russian Campaign

Edward Tufte forum: Lists: design and construction, by Edward Tufte

phylogenetic tree of the bacterial domain based on a concatenated alignment of 31 broadly conserved protein-coding

nyc marathon route and landmarks, nytimes

for you charlotte watson, next year nyc marathon route and landmarks, nytimes

MCJ Edward Tufte Notes by McGarrah Jessee via slideshare

A visual recap of an Edward Tufte presentation, captured and illustrated by McGarrah Jessee's Lauri Johnston.

Edward Tufte forum: Slopegraphs for comparing gradients: Slopegraph theory and practice

Edward Tufte forum: Slopegraphs for comparing gradients: Slopegraph theory and practice

Alfred Baar, The Development of Abstract Art, (1936)  •	Abstraction is evolutionarily progressive

100 Diagrams That Changed the World

Cubism and Abstract Art (Alfred Barr, Barrs striking diagram highlighted the role that cubism had played in the development of modernism. Like the exhibition and book that accompanied it, Barrs diagram was a watershed in the history of modernism.

“The best statistical graphic ever drawn“, is how statistician Edward Tufte described this chart in his authoritative work ‘The Visual Display of Quantitative Information’.    The chart, or statistical graphic, is also a map. And a strange one at that. It depicts the advance into (1812) and retreat from (1813) Russia by Napoleon’s Grande Armée, which was decimated by a combination of the Russian winter, the Russian army and its scorched-earth tactics. To my knowledge, this is the origin of…

Charles Joseph Minard’s map of Napoleon’s march in Russia during the 1812 campaign, considered by many to be the greatest infographic map ever created

Edward Tufte forum: Sparkline theory and practice Edward Tufte

Edward Tufte forum: Sparkline theory and practice Edward Tufte

Learn to See Like an Artist

Learn to See Like an Artist

Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See. Directed and edited by Andrei Severny. Produced by Edward Tufte. "If you do one thing today, watch this crash course in Design Thinking.

The legend in turning complex data into simple design visited Portland to talk about data, asking the right questions and how to present that information.

Edward Tufte: the master of graphics and design

If you want to present information effectively you owe it to your audience to attend Edward Tufte's one-day course, "Presenting Data and Information." And if that's not practical you should at least read this book, "The Visual Display of Quantitative Information."

Edward Tufte home page for books, posters, sculpture, fine art and one-day course: Presenting Data and Information

Inspired by Edward Tufte’s “sparklines,” the typeface turns typed numerals into inline data visualizations.

This Font Makes Graphics Out Of Numbers In Seconds

Inspired by Edward Tufte’s “sparklines,” the typeface turns typed numerals into inline data visualizations.

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