Sankey Diagrams

“Sankey diagrams are a specific type of flow diagram, in which the width of the arrows is shown proportionally to the flow quantity. They are typically used to visualize energy or material transfers between processes.”
(source: Wikipedia, article ‘Sankey diagram)

Seem to be mostly used for energy related infographics.

Posted by Philip Emmanuele, July 2012

Romney Needs a New Graphics Person

From Flowing Data

July 8, 2012 to Mistaken Data by Nathan Yau

Promise gap venn diagram

The Mitt Romney campaign put this venn diagram up a few days ago, aiming to show the “promise gap.” On the left is an Obama promise, and on the right is the result. In the middle, the combination of the promise and the result, is the gap. Wait, that’s not right.


Posted by Philip Emmanuele, July 2012