- Our Milestones Project gives a comprehensive illustrated history of significant developments in data visualization.
- Martin Theus has a Statistical Graphics and More Blog with a number of examples of The Good & the Bad, graphs that could be improved by re-thinking and re-design.
- Kaiser Fung's JunkCharts blog has active discussion of a wide variety of junk charts.
- Stephen Few's web page, Perceptual Edge, contains a collection of articles on intelligent design of graphs and tables, with nice examples of good and bad design.
- The R Graph Gallery contains a wonderfull variety of statistical graphics, some quite innovative, created with R software (together with the R code that produces them). A great resource.
- InfoVis.net, a bilingual (Spanish/English) site by Juan Carlos Dürsteler provides an e-zine with an eclectic array of articles on many aspects of information visualization and visual design.
- Gary Klass (Illinois State University), Presenting Data: Tabular and graphic display of social indicators shows a wide range of good and bad charts and tables. He also maintains a Chart of the Week web site, with many fine examples of charts which ``speak to the eyes'' and some which don't or lie.
- The Golden Age of Graphics page (in Dutch) by Wim Neeleman and Heleen Verhage reviews some of the significant developments listed here as Historical Milestones.
- Keith Andrews' Information Visualization lecture notes provide many examples of recent advances in this field.
- OLIVE: On-line Library of Information Visualization Environments
- ScienceGL provides 3D+ software for scientific visualization. Their Gallery page contains many examples and applications.
- The Data Visualization Gallery Color Picker Page. Some examples of good and bad designs for Color Pickers.
- Isys Information Architects is one of the best sites on Interface Design, with its own Hall of Fame and Hall of Shame (the most cogent collection of bad design I've seen). One example: People hate blinking. It annoys rather than attracts attention, and should only be used for the most serious conditions, like . Why is it that only two industries refer to their clients as users: software design and drug dealers?
- The ASA Statistical Graphics Section's Video Lending Library Each of 30+ videos has its own web page, with one or more frames captured as gifs.
- Howard Wainer's Visual Revelations, and his American Statistician article, "How to display data badly", 1984, 38:137--147.
- Marc Green's Toward a Perceptual Science of Multidimensional Data Visualization: Bertin and Beyond, re-interprets Bertin's Image Theory in the context of modern psychological perception. There is also a nice FAQ on Color and Design.
- Tufte Stufte:
- Edward Tufte's web site
- Summary of Edward Tufte's Visualization Course;
- Notes on Tufte's The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (graphical excellence) by Ronald Kriz;
- Clay Helberg's Pitfalls of Data Analysis
- Carl Schwarz' Bad Graphs Page (some with original and revised version).