I have a student, Zamin - who has an eye and LOVE for this kind of work. My best examples come from him. Check out his blog at: http://dharsi.tumblr.com/
here's a fun one:
Excellent Excellent Excellent infographic on sharks by designer Stephen Taubman (http://staubman.com/blog/) who perfectly blends my inner desire for visualizing data, statistics and research with sheer badassness.
this book & this web site is way too cool & I think you'll find it helpful INFORMATION IS BEAUTIFUL
Check out this web site: http://flowingdata.com/
Strange to Familiar -
6 months ago