Next Wednesday on May 22nd, I will be given the digital keys to my favourite visual information blog I Love Charts to run it for twelve glorious hours! The quintessential tumblr for chart-lovers everywhere, I Love Charts has long supplied me with inspiration, information, illumination, and insight. They are also among the impressive ranks of those who turn blogs into book deals – you can buy the book “I Love Charts” (a collection of their best finds) from Amazon.
Previous Chartists-in-Residence include such big-chart-names as Wendy MacNaughton, Jessica Hagey of Indexed, and Dante Sherperd of Surviving the World (better known as science-coat-and-chalkboard-man).
As a chartist-in-residence, I will spend the day posting the mass release of new Quote Charts, a smattered collection of charts that I admire, and an interactive submission session where you can send in your favourite quotes and I will try to speed-illustrate and post ones that “speak to me,” as it were.
I even drew a new chart to “explain myself” (a veritable task in itself):
Stop by next Wednesday and watch it all unfold. The chart glory will be plentiful!