About We are a creative agency in Newport Beach, California, and specialize in interactive data visualization, infographic design and motion graphics. Our three cofounders wrote the book, Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling, and teach a course called Visualization of Information at Columbia University.
5 Questions with a C5er: Taylor Fallon
19 June 2013, 02:43 PMOur Column Five team is made up of some very unique people, coming from all walks of life. They’re creative, well-rounded, and work extremely hard. Each week, we profile one staff member to introduce you to the people behind the scenes of our work. Taylor Fallon Hometown: Newport Beach, California Started August 2012 Operations Specialist What would you like to tell us about yourself? I was born and raised in Newport Beach, but I have been lucky enough to travel to some really cool places; I’ve lived in both Spain and Argentina. Seeing how other people live and how little most people in thi...
Global Burden of Disease
18 June 2013, 04:32 PMThe past two decades have seen major progress in global health, according to the latest Global Burden of Disease study—an ambitious worldwide project involving Harvard School of Public Health faculty and many others. While life expectancy has risen, however, the burden of disease has shifted, as people are living longer and getting sicker more often. Our graphic with Harvard School of Public Health details where we’ve come and what still must be done.
How to Find Great Advice for Just About Anything
18 June 2013, 04:19 PMIf you’ve ever wondered where the best place is to get advice, you’re not alone. In an interesting exercise of just this question, we’ve mapped out all of the possible advice sources we could find. Whether the topic is marketing, legal, health, or even your sex life—this infographic should have you covered on how to find great advice for just about anything.
Finding Success in Mobile App Development
18 June 2013, 04:04 PMDeveloping mobile apps can be time-consuming and costly. Too often, these apps are abandoned or rarely ever used. To help ensure your mobile app delivers the results you want—a quality, interactive product that meets users’ needs—follow the simple steps below in this graphic created with New Relic, and make sure to incorporate your mobile strategy into your business strategy. If you do, you’ll be finding success in mobile app development in no time.
Farm to Fork: Our Toxic Food System
18 June 2013, 03:57 PMDo you know where your food comes from? Or what’s in it? You might be surprised. Today’s conventional food system depends heavily on the use of toxic chemicals and synthetic inputs that pose threats to our health—especially for children, since their developing bodies are more vulnerable to these toxins. Here’s a small but shocking snapshot of our toxic food system, created together with Healthy Child.