365 Days of Weather in 35 Cities, All in a Single Beautiful Image

Next time your weather forecast predicts the blizzard of the century, you could gaze at this gorgeous weather visualization and find where in the world you should be vacationing. (Spoiler: it's probably California.) The designers at Raureif, masterminds behind a successful weather app, have gone analog—packing a whole… » 3/13/14 9:00am 3/13/14 9:00am

This Gorgeous Chart of 300 Hand Tools Is a DIYer's Dream

The world is going digital, but we still spend our days in physical spaces largely crafted by hand. The carpenter's art isn't just in the final product — there's rugged beauty in every toolbox. Pop Chart Lab's newest print shows the purposeful elegance of tools whose only source of power is a skilled pair of hands. » 11/21/13 5:00pm 11/21/13 5:00pm

170 Years of Music Player History in One Glorious Chart

The beautifully obsessive folks at Pop Chart Lab have a knack for making gorgeous visual histories of things we love, like bicycles, cameras and beer. The lab's latest is just as lovely: a hand-illustrated view of how we've listened to music since 1840. Take a closer look at what you've been hearing. » 10/29/13 4:20pm 10/29/13 4:20pm

New Watchmen Character Posters Give Sneak Peek on Their Gadgets

Behold, the amazing new character banners for Watchmen, a perfect mix of reality and illustration styling. One of the things that I loved about Watchmen back in the 80s—yes, I bought the original when it first came out—was the technology, omnipresent across the whole series. Dave Gibbons made every gadget and… » 11/12/08 8:15am 11/12/08 8:15am