The best infographics can take complex information, dry data, or a confusing timeline, and make them clear as crystal. It’s literally almost the perfect encapsulation of what good animation, design, and illustration are all about: communicating an idea or a story visually, in a way that makes it easier to connect and communicate with the target audience and in a way that a lot of raw text can never do.

Check out our selection of the best infographics to get inspired and to draw conclusions and use them constructively.