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Run That Town – Millipede

Run That Town – developed by Millipede. If you love stats, love playing apps then this is the game for you. All in all a nice creative way of making the census data more accessible. Nice touch is the change of voice from the youtube to the submitted awards – less Australian! Will it sway those judges?

Run That Town lets you take control of any Australian neighbourhood and challenges you to make planning decisions based on real Census data to boost your popularity, grow your town and keep the locals happy.

Designed to help Australians understand how Census data is used – how it can affect them and the area they live in – the game is the first of its kind to be released by a national statistical agency using real Census data.’

Words: Millipede. Seen via DandAD 2014 In Book nominations.

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Designing News – Francesco Franchi

Designing News by Francesco Franchi – ‘In Designing News, award-winning editorial and infographics designer Francesco Franchi conveys his vision for the future of the news and media industries. He evaluates the fundamental changes that are taking place in our digital age in terms of consumer expectations and the way media is being used. The book then outlines the challenges that result and proposes strategies for traditional publishing houses, broadcasting companies, journalists, and designers to address them.’

Looks absolutely amazing. Published by Gestalten – yours for £45…seen via @MrMattWilleybook_featured_6

A short film from Franchi talking about the book.

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Always with Honor

I have come across some of Always with Honor’s (AWH) work within the pages of Monocle and Information is Beautiful, it is through Graphic Birdwatching that I have put a name to the work. AWH are Tyler Lang and Elsa Chaves…a blog and shop as well…

Really cute, bold style…pics from their site…

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Graphic Designer’s Road Map

A tag cloud of inspiration!

Full infographic here.
Via the Behance twitter feed.

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Nicholas Feltron

I have just put an order in for the latest Feltron report!
Been aware of his work for a few years – amazing, interesting + awesome.

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