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Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate Collection

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Infographic books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling (2012)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn today’s fast-paced environment, you must communicate your message in a concise and engaging way that sets it apart from the noise. Visual content—such as infographics and data visualization—can accomplish this. With DIY functionality, Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling will teach you how to find stories in your data, and how to visually communicate and share them with your audience for maximum impact. Infographics will show you the vast potential to using the communication medium as a marketing tool by creating informative and shareable infographic content. Use the power of…
Author(s): Jason Lankow , Josh Ritchie , et al.

2. Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design (2013)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionResearch shows that visual information is more quickly andeasily understood, and much more likely to be remembered. Thisinnovative book presents the design process and the best softwaretools for creating infographics that communicate. Including aspecial section on how to construct the increasingly popularinfographic resume, the book offers graphic designers, marketers,and business professionals vital information on the most effectiveways to present data. With Cool Infographics, you’ll learn to createinfographics to successfully reach your target audience and…
Author(s): Randy Krum

3. The Best American Infographics 2016 (The Best American Series ®) (2016)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate Collection“When it comes to infographics…the best work in this field grabs those eyes, keeps them glued, and the grip is sensual—and often immediate. A good graphic says ‘See what I see!’ and either you do or you don’t. The best ones…pull you right in, and won’t let you go.”  —From the introduction by Robert Krulwich The year’s most “awesome” (RedOrbit) infographics reveal aspects of our world in often startling ways—from a haunting graphic mapping the journey of 15,790 slave ships over 315 years, to a yearlong data drawing project on postcards that records…
Author(s): Gareth Cook, Robert Krulwich

4. The Infographic Guide for Entrepreneurs: A Visual Reference for Everything You Need to Know (2019)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionStart your dream business, optimize your freelancing, and max out your earnings with this graphic guide to everything you need to know to work for yourself. The Infographic Guide for Entrepreneurs includes information on how to leverage your skills to earn money, how to apply for a business loan, how to keep track of your earnings and expenses—and much more. With clear and accessible infographics on topics such as “What Makes My Business Unique?”; “Sell Yourself Without Selling Out”; “Feast or Famine: How to…
Author(s): Carissa Lytle, Jara Kern

5. The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (2016)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate Collection  Every day, at work, home, and school, we are bombarded with vast amounts of free data collected and shared by everyone and everything from our co-workers to our calorie counters. In this highly anticipated follow-up to The Functional Art—Alberto Cairo’s foundational guide to understanding information graphics and visualization—the respected data visualization professor explains in clear terms how to work with data, discover the stories hidden within, and share those stories with the world in the form of charts, maps, and…
Author(s): Alberto Cairo

6. The Infographic Guide to American Government: A Visual Reference for Everything You Need to Know (2019)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionDecipher the American political system with this clear, easy-to-understand guide to the basics of the United States political system, from the founding of the thirteen colonies, to the foundations of the constitution, to how elections work. You’ll also find information about the history and context of current issues, like how Supreme Court justices are appointed; the electoral college and the popular vote; and how to get involved in the political process. Perfect for anyone looking for information on basic political processes, The Infographic Guide to American Government includes graphics that help simplify a…
Author(s): Carissa Lytle, Jara Kern

7. The Infographic Guide to Personal Finance: A Visual Reference for Everything You Need to Know (2017)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionGet your finances in shape! In The Infographic Guide to Personal Finance, you will learn all the skills you need to make good financial decisions and grow your personal wealth. Full of colorful descriptions organized in an easy-to-read format, this book contains infographics such as: -Choosing your bank -Building an emergency fund -Choosing a financial planner -Where your money is going -What not to buy -Health insurance -Property insurance -What federal taxes pay for With the help of this guide, you’ll learn how to make good investments, save for big things like a house or college…
Author(s): Cagan CPA, Michele, Elisabeth Lariviere

8. The Infographic History of the World (2016)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionLibrary Journal Best Reference 2014 “The authors have put as much effort into the design as the data and their book is meant to entertain as much as to inform.” — The Economist The first edition of The Infographic History of the World was released only in 2013 but the world clearly has changed since then. The movement of millions of people around the globe, including the mass exodus of four million Syrian refugees, has altered almost every country on the globe. At least 15 major conflicts erupted in 2014, resulting in the displacement of millions of…
Author(s): Valentina D’Efilippo, James Ball

9. Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals (2015)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionDon’t simply show your data—tell a story with it!  Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. You’ll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story. The lessons in this illuminative text are grounded in theory, but made accessible through numerous real-world examples—ready for immediate application to your next graph or presentation.  Storytelling is not an inherent skill, especially when it comes to data visualization, and the tools at our disposal don’t make it any easier. This…
Author(s): Nussbaumer Knaflic, Cole

10. Infographics For Dummies (2014)

Best Infographic Books: The Ultimate CollectionInfographics For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to creating data visualization with viral appeal. Written by the founder of Infographic World, a New York City based infographic agency, and his top designers, the book focuses on the how-to of data, design, and distribution to create stunning, shareable infographics. Step-by-step instruction allows you to handle data like a pro, while creating eye-catching graphics with programs like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The book walks you through the different types of infographics, explaining why they’re so effective, and when they’re…
Author(s): Beegel MBA, Justin, The Infographic World Team

Books shelved as infographics: Information is Beautiful by David McCandless, Animals by the Numbers: A Book of Infographics by Steve Jenkins, Super Graph Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design – DOWNLOAD a FREE Chapter! This book prepares you to create compelling infographics for online marketing, business reports, posters, presentations, and even design your own infographic resume. The best infographics should tell the story of a piece of data in an entertaining and concise way. A piece of effective data visualisation appears simple but should display the right combination of images and words to convey complex data in an impactful way (these top data visualisation tools will help). Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling [Jason Lankow, Josh Ritchie, Ross Crooks] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Transform your marketing efforts through the power of visual content In today’s fast-paced environment

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some infographic books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Infographics Powered by SAS:: Data Visualization Techniques for Business Reporting

Author(s): Travis Murphy
Publisher: SAS Institute, Year: 2018, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2219006

Infographics Powered by SAS®: Data Visualization Techniques for Business Reporting

Author(s): Travis Murphy
Publisher: SAS Institute, Year: 2018, Size: 49 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2356935

Blender Infographic

Author(s): Giudansky
Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2381956

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Author(s): Stephen R. Covey
Publisher: Infographics, Year: 2017, Size: 11 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2167104

The Infographic Guide to Personal Finance

Author(s): Michele Cagan, Elisabeth Lariviere
Publisher: Adams Media, Year: 2017, Size: 19 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2199386

Chartography: The Weird and Wonderful World of Infographics

Author(s): Stephen Wildish
Publisher: Summersdale, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2281246

The Best American Infographics 2016

Author(s): Gareth Cook (foreword), Robert Krulwich (intro), Nicholas Felton, Randall Munroe, Nathan Yau, Giorgia Lupi, Stefanie Posavec
Publisher: Mariner Books, Year: 2016, Size: 320 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2337973

US History through Infographics

Author(s): Karen Latchana Kenney,Laura Westlund
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group;Lerner Publications, Year: 2014, Size: 24 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1342592

48th Publication Design Annual. The Best Magazine Design, Photography, Illustration, Infographics, and Digital

Author(s): Society of Publication Designers
Publisher: Quayside Publishing Group;Rockport Publishers, Year: 2014, Size: 117 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1342923

Infographics For Dummies

Author(s): Beegel J.
Publisher: Wiley, Year: 2014, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1386230

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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