Posts from the Illustration Category

The Illustrated Brand: The Case for Custom Illustration

Academic Matters - Winter 2007

What does Academic Matters have in common with The New Yorker magazine, American Express and Porter Airlines? They all rely heavily on custom illustration as a key visual branding tool. With today’s proliferation of stock photography and desktop publishing, custom illustration is one way these organizations, like many others, are …
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Bringing data to life: Telling better stories with Infographics

“It feels like we’re all suffering from information overload or data glut—and the good news is that there may be an easy solution to that—and that’s using our eyes more. Visualizing information so we can see the patterns and connections that matter. And then designing that information so it makes sense, or tells a story or allows us to focus only on the information that’s important”. -David McCandless on

How well can visuals tell a story? Here are just a few of the key infographics we did for The Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. See if you can get a sense of the sheer scale and nature of DFCM and their many accomplishments—all through the power of visuals.