The Blast

Charting the Beatles
January 20, 2010, 7:58 pm
Filed under: design, infographics, music, uncategorized

Michael Deal designed a series of visualizations based on the Beatles and their work. Here is part of one showing the Beatles work schedule (click to enlarge):

There are several others, including composition credits over time, song keys, and self references. Click here for all of them.

What a great idea… I’d like to see this done with all sorts of other kinds of music, such as hip-hop, classical and jazz.

via Kottke


Loud and Proud
July 15, 2009, 6:44 am
Filed under: coffee, design

Mucca Design’s work for Brooklyn Fare. I think the whole problem with the whole Starbucks size thing is that it’s like ordering a “small” value meal at McDonald’s and receiving a ridiculously large amount of food, but in quasi-Italian. I, for one, would like a Small, not a Tall, thank you very much.

Of course, not every coffee chain does this.

See the full design work here.

via Daring Fireball

Little Red Riding Hood – Infographic Style
April 20, 2009, 10:41 pm
Filed under: design, humor, infographics

My favorite part has to be the nutrition facts of grandma. What’s yours?

See for yourself on Vimeo

Reducing your water footprint
April 10, 2009, 6:50 pm
Filed under: design, environment, food, infographics

Good Magazine has a great infographic detailing how much water you use in a day, and some things you can do to use less.

Beef is crazy bad. Who knew?