75 Beautiful, Creative, and Brilliant Infographic Design Examples

by Katy French

In creative work, every year is a new opportunity to do more: to push yourself more, experiment more, and grow your skills. That’s certainly true for infographic design. Whether it’s trying a new format or illustration style, there are plenty of ways to push creative boundaries. Luckily for us, designers and infographic creators around the world continue to impress, year after year.  

We believe good work should always be celebrated, and we love a good roundup, so we’ve collected some of the most interesting and inspiring infographic design we’ve seen (and, in some cases, had the privilege to create). From branded content to delightful data visualization, animated infographics to static design, here are 75 infographic design examples to get your creative juices flowing. (Oh, and if you’ve found any you think should be added, drop us a line in the comments.)

Animated Infographic Design Examples

As publishing platforms have evolved over the last few years, more and more are showcasing animated infographic design. These eye-catching pieces show that you can bring just about any topic to life through movement. (If these inspire you, here are 3 ways to introduce animation into your static infographics.) 

1) “5 Freelancers That Are Changing the World of Work” by LinkedIn


2) “Expand Support Beyond Customer Service” by Zendesk


3) “How to Orchestrate a Solid ABM Team” by Marketo


4) “These Days in Baseball, Every Batter Is Trying to Find an Angle” by The Washington Post


5) “Turn on the Customer Experience Channel” by Zendesk


6) “Are You SLAcking Off?” by Incapsula


7) “Don’t Buy Into These Homebuying Myths” by Realtor.com 


8) “Virtual Reality: A Fresh Perspective for Marketers” by Marketo


9) “Automation and the Next Generation of Accountants” by Firm of the Future


Data Visualization Infographic Design Examples

We have always been and will always be major data geeks, so we love nothing more than a solid piece of data visualization. Data visualization gives data designers plenty of opportunities to shine, with subjects ranging from presidents to carbon emissions. Most importantly, these examples prove that even dull data can become beautiful art.

(If you’re working on data storytelling of your own, find out how to design the more common charts and graphs, follow these 25 tips to improve your visualizations, master the ins and outs of data storytelling, and learn how to repurpose your data visualizations to make more compelling content.) 

10) “Nuclear Slowdown” by Valerio Pellegrini, Wired UK


11) “Items of Interest” by Paul Button


12) “Surfing in Italy” by Michela Lazzaroni, Stefania Guerra


13) “Basics of Early Childhood Development” by Nerdcore Medical


14) “Diamonds Are Forever” by Valerio Pellegrini


15) “Who is Your President?” by La Lettura Corriere della Sera


16) “The Titanic, Facts and Numbers” by Sara Piccolomini


17) “120 Tastes from Indian States” by Rachita Agarwal


18) “Emissions Change Starts at the Top” by Nick Rapp


19) “The International Space Station – The First 50 Expeditions” by James Round


20) “The Polarization Of Red And Blue States From McGovern To Trump” by FiveThirtyEight


21) “The World’s Most Dangerous Cities” by Economist


22) “The Wall: A Threat to the Environment” by Sofia Guajardo


23) “Beautiful Trash” by Jeffrey Shaffer


24) “Death in the Air: Air Pollution Costs Money and Lives” by World Bank Group


25) “The Safest Cars of the Last Eleven Years” by Marco Giannini


26) “Which UK Workers Are Most at Risk of Being Replaced by Robots?” by Filippo Mastroianni


27) “The President of the United States – Exploring 228 years of the Commander-in-Chief” by James Round


28) “There’s Big Money to be Made in Asteroid Mining” by Valerio Pellegrini, Wired UK


29) “Sound as Color” by Ronnie Pence


30) “The Discworld, Visualised” by Emma Cosh


31) “Star Trek Duty Roster” by Dave Columbus


32) “This Chart Contains a Few Hidden Surprises About the World Economy” by Howmuch


33) “Triple Play Art” by Tresta Inc.


34) “Biodiversity in Professional Sports” by Shawn Levin


35) “1440 Minutes of Data” by Muskeen Liddar


36) “Why Are So Many Babies Born around 8:00 A.M.?” by Nadieh Bremer, Zan Armstrong & Jennifer Christiansen


37) “100 Days of Summer – Plants in Finland” by Thuy Ngo


38) “The New Top 10 Furnace Cities in China” by Yan Lu


39) “A Visual History of Formula One” by Sports Chord


40) “The Colours of Vincent Van Gogh” by Ravi Mistry


Flowchart Examples

These flowcharts take infographic design to the next level. Their complexity (yet clarity) is something to aspire to, whether it’s diving into Game of Thrones or the transportation industry.

41) “This Is the Tangled Future of Tech and Transportation” by Business Insider


42) “Alt Music History” by Dorothy Studio, Wired


43) “Unraveling Death in Game of Thrones” by Heather Jones, Time


Illustration Examples

Illustration is a standard tool in infographic design, but creative infographic designers take it to the next level. From creative characters to clever themes, these illustrated infographics use design to enhance the story and make it more engaging. (Whether it’s illustration or data visualization, make sure to avoid these 8 visual communication mistakes.) 

44) “Mini Infographics” by Vite Vu Bien Vu


45) “The Psychology of the Perfect Marketing Video” by Explainify


46) “Biggest Content Marketing Mistakes” by SEO1Click


47) “Herbal Medicine” by Shijie Chen, Wantao Yu, Nanjing University of Art


48) “How to Shop with Your Heart” by ASPCA

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49) “Secure Your Data from the Inside Out” by Imperva

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50) “The (Exercise) Science of Injury Recovery” by Concordia University

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51) “Veganismo” by Saioa Perona, Bau Design College of Barcelona

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52) “Infographic of the Quran” by Izzat Haikal


53) “Chat Systems” by Randall Munroe, XKCD

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54) “Iconic Movie Weapons” by MDB


55) “Infographic of Plants” by Nanjing University of the Arts, Zhang Biqi

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56) “Facing the Paradigm Shift – Siemens Healthcare” by Persuaid


57) “PhillyRow: Anatomy of a Rowhouse” by PhillyRow

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58) “Beyond Turkey and Food Comas” by Under Armour


59) “Super Software Defeats Manual Mayhem” by Skedulo

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60) “Hunger Games” by Course Hero


61) “The AI-Empowered Marketer” by Marketo


62) “Longboard Facts” by Paula Terra Bosch


Map Examples

Maps don’t have to be boring, as these examples prove. No matter the subject, the right design can make a map so beautiful you’d be tempted to put it on your wall.

63)“Women Farmers in the Loneliness of Onion Fields” by Agnès Stienne, VisionsCarto

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64) “The Invisible Forest” by Alessandro Zotta, Politecnico di Milano

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65) “The State of the Nation” by Adam Sharratt


66) “Map of Computer Science” by Dominic Walliman

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67) “Bears of Finland” by Annukka Mäkijärvi

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68) “Deportations from the US” by South China Morning Post


69) “The Goddesses of Venus” by Eleanor Lutz


70) “Those Who Did Not Cross” by Levi Westerveld

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71) “On Their Way: the Journey of Foreign Fighters” by Density Design Lab

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72) “The Tallest Buildings in the U.S.” by Marco Giannini

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73) “World Song Map” by Dorothy Studio


Photo Examples

Photography can be a great tool when it comes to infographic design. Although it isn’t used as much as other styles, it is quite effective to add personality to a piece.

74) “See Who’s on Bing” by Microsoft

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75) “World Cocoa Markets Made of Chocolate” by Pierre Carrey and BiG


How to Create Better Infographics

From content marketing, to client reports, to sales materials, infographics are one of the most effective communication tools to communicate at every level of your organization. But not all infographics are created equal. To make sure yours are as effective as possible, follow these best practices.

And if you need a little help with your own infographic design, consider bringing in an infographic design company. Here’s how to find the right agency for you, plus a few tips to work together more effectively. Of course, we’re always happy to talk shop, too. 

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