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Information is Beautiful Awards – The Results!

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Last night, at a packed party venue in London, we announced the winners of the inaugral Information is Beautiful Awards. Thank you to all our amazing judges, supporters, staff and our ever generous sponsors Kantar. And the biggest high-five to the 1000+ talented people who courageously entered their work.

Below are the categories winners. See the complete list here.

Data Journalism
Home & Away - CNN / Stamen
Gold: CNN Home & Away, Stamen
Silver: Government Spending, Guardian data and graphics teams
Bronze: Metallica on StageDeniz Cem ÖnduyguAmaç Herdağdelen, Eser Aygün

Interactive Visualisation
Notabilia - Moritz Stefaner et al
Gold: Notabilia, Moritz Stefaner, Dario Taraborelli, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia
Silver: The American Energy Spectrum, Hyperakt, Deroy Peraza, Eric Fensterhei
Bronze: Evolution of Web, Hyperakt, Deroy Peraza, Eric Fensterhei

Data Visualisation

Information graphics in context - Peter Orntoft
Gold: Information graphics in context, Peter Ørntoft
Silver: Look at the sky, Carla Fernandez / Arce
Bronze: Lunar calendar, Dimitre Lima

Infographic/Infodesign
Cover Mania - Michele Mauri
Gold: Cover mania, Michele Mauri
Silver: Envisioning emerging technology for 2012 and Beyond, Michell Zappa
Bronze: Paulo Estriga CV, Paulo Estriga

Motion Infographic

The True Cost of War
Gold: Afghanistan – What is the true cost of war?, Peter Jeffs, Tom Stevenson
Silver: Stuxnet: Anatomy of a virus, Patrick Clair, Scott Mitchell
Bronze: Economist – The Seventh Billion, Economist.com team

Tool or Website
The Anti Map - Peter Jeffs, Tom Stevenson
Gold: The Antimap, Trent Brooks
Silver: FF Chartwell, Travis Kochel and FontFont
Bronze: Gephi, Mathieu Bastian, Sébastien Heymann, Mathieu Jacomy

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  • emran talukder

    edward tufte would be proud. (if you dont know edward tufte please look it up. that is of course if you are interested in data sciences)