The world of infographics
Everybody knows that a single image is worth 1,000 words, or better said, an infographic is worth 1,000 charts!
Infographics have an emotional power because they can show you an idea, a relationship, or how something works very quickly. A persuasive infographic surprises the viewer. It moves them in some way and makes them want to keep looking at it or show it to other people.
These revelations come from The Best American Infographics, 2013, compiled by Gareth Cook and reviewed by Andrea Ovans.