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IIID Perspectives is a platform for the global IIID community. We share our members’ activities – international or regional, post news from our World Regional Representatives (WRRS), introduce you to people and their work, and generally talk about our main passion: making information clearer.


idj special issue Information Visualization 2020-04-07Cover of idj special issue Information Visualization A special issue of the Information Design Journal with contributions by presenters of Information+ 2018 is now online under an open access license. Continue reading "idj special issue Information Visualization"
Shi Ji: Design Education. Part 1 2020-04-07Cover page of Shi Ji 6.1 She Ji, the journal for Design, Economics and Innovation, has published its issue 6/1, dedicated to design education and guest-edited by Guillermina Noël. Continue reading "Shi Ji: Design Education. Part 1"
Comment on Corona data quality 2020-04-07 Comment by Andreas Schneider, Institute for Information Design Japan, on the quality of data provided by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at John Hopkins University, basis for the "Corona Navigator" featured in a previous post. Continue reading "Comment on Corona data quality"
Announcing the 54th SDA Award 2020-04-07Home page SDA Award The Japan Sign Design Association Award (as known as SDA Award) was established in 1966 for the purpose of promoting and educating the public about the sign design through presentation of signature design works to the wide society. Continue reading "Announcing the 54th SDA Award"
Information+ Conference postponed to 2021 2020-04-07Header image Information+ Conference, postponed to 2021 Information+ has been postponed for one year, until fall 2021. Hopefully, in the fall of 2021, a new version of the conference at Georgia Tech will be carried out with as many of the existing components as possible. There is… Continue reading "Information+ Conference postponed to 2021"
Changes to IIIDaward 2020 2020-03-23 Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures. Under the given circumstances we have made some changes and adaptations. Continue reading "Changes to IIIDaward 2020"
Corona Virus Navigator – update 2020-03-23 2020-03-23 Although we are constantly updating and expanding our visualizations around the developments of the spread of the Corona virus, we are painfully aware of the underlying limitations and the risks of statistical communication. Continue reading "Corona Virus Navigator – update 2020-03-23"
IIID Mobility & Transport Forum 2020-03-22 Abstract submission deadline has been extended, we are currently working on a new timeline. Continue reading "IIID Mobility & Transport Forum"
Nightingale, the journal of the Data Visualization Society 2020-03-21Website screenshot X-Ray Visualization: A Fine Tradition of Visualizing Medical Data - Plus, introducing a new contest for healthcare visualizations. Continue reading "Nightingale, the journal of the Data Visualization Society"
The BMJ (British Medical Journal) 2020-03-21Website screenshot Visualising health inequalities—Announcing a new data visualisation competition in healthcare. Given the ubiquity of data in our lives it is perhaps unsurprising that methods to help us understand this rising tide of digits have become increasingly popular. Continue reading "The BMJ (British Medical Journal)"
COVID-19: numbers in context 2020-03-18 Andreas Schneider from IIDj, Institute for Information Design Japan sent this article. Corona virus navigator: IIDj keeps a live 3-D visualization of the virus' geographic appearance within the limitations set by insufficient data, based on the LiveTracker of the Center… Continue reading "COVID-19: numbers in context"
Clarity conference USA 2020-03-03 Clarity 2020. Access for All. September 30th – October 2nd 2020The Watergate Hotel, Washington, USA Clarity 2020 focuses on Access for All to include access for any person to justice systems, health-care choices, financial decisions, opportunities, technology, and much more. Continue reading "Clarity conference USA"
Visualizing Knowledge 2020 cancelled/postponed 2020-03-03 Diploi, Kaleva Hall, Espoo This one-day conference VK20 questions how we can make democracy more visual, and thereby, enabling more people to be informed participants in democracy. Continue reading "Visualizing Knowledge 2020 cancelled/postponed"
information+ conference 2020 2020-02-15 September 24th-27th, 2020, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Interdisciplinary practices in information design & visualizationSeptember 24th-27th, 2020 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Submission of abstracts: 20 April 2020 Continue reading "information+ conference 2020"
IIID Award 2020 2020-02-15 Time to showcase your work! 15 categories, entries from around the world, an international jury, and a great track record for high quality competition. We don’t just give it away, folks!Entry deadline: 18 March 2020Be a winner Continue reading "IIID Award 2020"
New information design podcast 2020-02-15 Information Design Podcast „geraumt“ 2019 Christian Lunger and Markus Scheiber started a series of (mainly German) conversations about orientation, spacial design, and information. Well worth listening to! Continue reading "New information design podcast"
Save the date – FYI:Conference 2020 2020-02-15 FYI: the Austrian information design conference © Erik-José Ebenbauer Make a note in your calendar: Vienna, 14 November 2020 For the third time FYI: will provide an exciting meeting place for information designers in Vienna. Continue reading "Save the date – FYI:Conference 2020"
Summer school 2020-02-14 Information Design Summer School Tutors Rob Waller, Clive Richards and Karel van der Waarde It's an intense and exciting introduction to the field, and attracts many people who are not from an information design background, but who have problems they… Continue reading "Summer school"