This is a guest post by Tiago Veloso, the founder of Visual Loop, a collaborative digital environment for everything related to information design and data visualization. He lives in Brazil, and you can connect with him online on Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

Here we are with the recap of what we published on Visual Loop during the month of December. News about data visualization, exclusive articles and amazing infographic portfolios are just some of the content featured in our website. And it’s been exciting to see the awesome feedback our readers are giving, with the number of guest contributions  rising month after amonth.

So, if you have created an interesting data visualization project, feel free to reach out and we’ll be happy to feature it!

Hope you enjoy the best of Visual Loop in December!

Featured articles:

Resources, round-ups and selections of visual information goodies. The U.S election was one of the main subjects, but there were other interesting topics, like the works done during the Global Visualizing Marathon, and even some infographic inspiration from Iran:

The best of Visual Loop – December2012

(infographic: Persian Infographic Team)

Cool projects:

Either found by us or written by the authors themselves, here are some of the coolest data viz projects we featured in December:

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(Cities sorted according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) index – How livable are cities | Roxana Torre)

Interactive Inspiration:

Our weekly selection of Interactive graphics from all over the world. This month, we gathered more than 100 examples, like these ones:

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(image: Paul Lamere | The Infinite Jukebox)

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(image: Moritz Stefaner, Studio NAND, Jens Franke | FIFA)

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(image: Ria Novosti)

Infographic Portfolios:

Every week, a new portfolio from a world-class infographic designer. Here are last month’s featured works:

The best of Visual Loop – December2012

Interviews

Brief conversations with people that are a reference in the field of data visualization, either globally or locally. Last month, we had the honor of interviewing Jaime Serra, considered the most influential infographic designer of the past 20 years.

Talking with… Jaime Serra | Exclusive interview with one of the most respected infographic designers in the world.

I don’t think that we have to offer all the data the reader just because we have it, our job is to select those we consider really important for our readers and offer them in a simple way. That is, doing a major journalistic work: editing.

The best of Visual Loop – December2012

And that’s it for this round-up. As we said before, we do post more content  so feel free to join us on Facebook and Twitter for daily updates about infographics and data visualization, and we’ll be back next month with the best of Visual Loop.