Infographics are creating quite a stir on the web these days with extraordinary visual representations of information, data and knowledge. In this post Jacques van Heerden will be showcasing 10 websites that have implemented infographics as part of their design and then explain to you briefly what their purpose of them.
Crushlovely uses this infographic in their main site to show users how they approach their creative process and handle their projects. It appeals to me quite a lot simply because it is quite detailed, and showcases the process thoroughly.
Analog is using a infographic to show users how their design process works. They decided on using a kind of retro colored infographic, yet keeping it interesting.
Tony Geer uses an array of colors to show users how his typical design process works. He starts by using circles to portray each factor and then explains the steps underneath the circle that is associated with it.
Digital Podge uses this infographic as their main focus on their website. They use it to display to users how things evolved in 2009 and how their statistics have influenced people and others. The site is very well laid out and looks beautiful.
Nosotros showcases their working process in a very well thought out, designed infographic. It is beautiful and easy on the eyes and you immediately understand whats going on once you look at the infographic. They really accomplished their goal to draw users in.
Digg uses the infographic in real-time to show users how the digg network is running at the moment. It displays a time margin, and then calculates how each article is added and how its adding onto the rankings. It also shows how these articles are suddenly sky rocketing towards success and user reach. The infographic was well thought out and serves its purpose well.
Newsmap hosts their site as an interactive infographic displaying all the latest news in a collage style. They make use of different colors to showcase the popularity of the articles and the different categories as well. It's definitely a user friendly news site.
Axxis has a infographic which displays the historical browser statistics to readers. It has a circular layout and runs data in the browsers different color coding. It has an essential look to it and the layout for the infographic works well. Hover over a color and it will display its stats.
Oliver Gosling has portraited his skills and his life statistic very efficiently. He makes use of a very minimalistic feel and accomplishes to draw the users attention. The user viewing the infographic will definitely not scroll past it at all, simply because it's different from the rest.
Obox (Editor: Lol, that would be us) added an infographic to their home page with the new redesign and really hit the nail on the head this time. They use the infographic to explain to users why its better to go premium and why its worth it. It adds the final touch to their newly designed homepage.