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Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

Don’t Freak – Better Signs of Trouble (via NY Times)




be_alertA funny, if not scary, op-ed in the New York Times revisits the Homeland Security terrorism-alert system, though I’m not certain it was meant to be funny… Neville Brody and Paula Scher, among others, chime in with their graphic suggestions.

Envisioning Information




From the AIGA Archives: Election maps, The New York Times is a nice recap of The New York Times’ information design take on the 2000 elections, which yielded a much divided view of the country, but not necessarily the red states vs. blue states image most of us expected. The map-based charts showed dark blue urban centers surrounded by expanses of pink and red rural areas, which dotted the geographic majority of the country.