Do you want some inspiration to create a visually stunning – yet fully optimized – data graphic? Well, let’s go back about a 140 years… Handsome Atlas developed by Jonathan Soma of Brooklyn Brainery, provides a stunning new online interface to a large collection of beautiful data visualizations from the 19th century.
TR: Taking into account the age of these visualizations, one has to wonder if they intended them to be used by our generation in this way. I see potential for a “web 2.0″ update of these charts to make them interactive . . .
See on infosthetics.com