7 Tips for Great Graphic Recording

Tuesday at Maga, Jim Nuttle led our graphic recorders and designers in a mock graphic recording session, using TED Talks for powerful content as inspiration.  The experience and ensuing discussion led us to curate a collection of tips for graphic recording. Continue reading 7 Tips for Great Graphic Recording

Today at Maga: Graphic Recording Practice Session

Graphic Recording is a practice Maga employs in its mapping engagements to facilitate the visual storytelling that is central to our Maps.  We had our own Graphic Recording practice session where we all tried our hand at Graphic Recording.  Here are some photos from the session. Continue reading Today at Maga: Graphic Recording Practice Session

Map o’ The Week: NYTimes Tags

This week’s map is an interactive tool that comes from journalism.co.uk.  The tool shows the relative number of instances people use particular tags.  These tags are associated with articles of various subjects that New York Times journalists are writing about, and are depicted in this interactive tool using brightly colored bubbles, clear lines, and a plain black background. Continue reading Map o’ The Week: NYTimes Tags

Google Globe Visualizes Search Volume by Language

This visual, a Google Chrome experiment, captures Google Search volumes by language around the globe.  If you go to the interactive site, you can rotate the globe and see the searches clustered by language in different countries and continents. Continue reading Google Globe Visualizes Search Volume by Language

Map O’ the Week: New York Magazine Assist on Action Movies

Last week’s print version of New York Magazine featured a flow chart graphic to assist readers in choosing the summer action movie that best suits their preferences.  The interactive, online version is available here. Continue reading Map O’ the Week: New York Magazine Assist on Action Movies