bits of inspiration – #89.

Like all designers, typography holds a special place in my heart. And as I’ve mentioned on this blog before, I love a good infographic. Since first seeing it back in June of this year, I’ve found myself re-searching for this Fontsmith infographic on typography terms again and again. For all the type nerds out there, here’s a good one to save to your bookmarks or print for your desk.

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how common is your birthday?

Ever wondered how many people share your birthday? Andy Kriebel, the self-described “Tableau Zen Master”, recently combined data from the New York Times and  blogger, Matt Stiles, to create an interactive chart all about birthdays. The heat map below uses a color spectrum to illustrate just how common each birthday really is. While I was a little disappointed to know that my own birthday in July is not all that rare, I found this chart really interesting and a great example of data visualization. Hope you enjoy!

 

Most Common Birthdays

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