The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014, which celebrates excellence and beauty in data visualisation, infographics and information design, has revealed its winning entries and runners up,
Taking place last night in central London, the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards event also revealed the winner of the prestigious Most Beautiful Award and the Community Award.
The panel of judges included Alberto Cairo, director of the visualisation program at the University of Miami's Center for Computational Science, Aziz Cami, Creative Director of Kantar, information designer Giorgia Lupi, writer and co-founder David McCandless, creative partner of IIB Studio Duncan Swain, FlowingData creator Nathan Yau and Stefanie Posavec, whose data-related design work has been exhibited at New York’s Museum of Modern Art and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
A combination of the online people’s vote and the judges’ votes decided on the final winners.
The Gold Winners each received a cash prize of $1,500, while the winners of the Special Achievement Awards received a cash prize of $1,000 each, except for Most Beautiful Award, won by RAW by DensityDesign Research Lab which received a cash prize of $5,000.
RAW (pictured) also won the Gold prize in the Tool category.
Infographic Design Gold Winner
Creative Routines by RJ Andrews
Data Visualization Gold Winner
Rappers, Sorted by Size of Vocabulary by Matthew Daniels
Interactive Visualization Gold Winner
The Refugee Project by Hyperakt and Ekene Ijeoma
Motion Infographic Gold Winner
NYC Taxis: A Day in the Life by Chris Whong
Website Gold Winner
Selfiecity by Moritz Stefaner
Special Achievement - Studio Award
HP What Matters and Women in Science, by FFunction
Special Achievement - Best Individual Contribution Award
Special Achievement - Student Award
Wrap Genius by Sam Slover
Special Achievement - Corporate Award
Biobased Economy by Schwandt Infographics
Special Achievement - Community Award
The Rite of Spring by Stephen Malinowski