Gift Ideas for the Visual Thinker on Your List

Coming down to the wire for the 2012 holiday gift-giving season. If you’re still looking for ideas for someone who happens to be a visual thinker, here’s a few ideas I’ve been collecting for awhile.

For the Wine- or Beer-loving Visual Thinker

Got an oenophile on your list? Check out this very cool french wine infographic from FFunction.

If they happen to be more a beer or spirits person, Pop Chart Lab has you covered with several cool infographic posters covering beer, cocktails and coffee. They also have a wide selection of other infographic prints and T-shirts so spend some time clicking around the whole Pop Chart Lab site.

For the Sports Nut Visual Thinker

There’s a wide selection of sports data visualization prints out there. Check these out.

Sports championship collector’s prints by Hyperakt

Chartball: Sports Data Visualized

Infojocks Sports Graphics: Posters and Prints

For the History Buff Visual Thinker

More interested in history of US Government. Check out Time Plots Visual Histories. 

For the Foodie Visual Thinker

Drywell | Quality Meat Art

For the Map Lovers or City Lovers

Jen Adrion and Omar Noory have been creating custom maps of  cities and neighborhoods for awhile now. Check out their awesome posters at These Are Things.

For the Hardcore Visual Thinking Purist

And, if you think your visual thinker is going to think all of that is just artsy-fartsy chart junk, better fall back to a classic – Charles Minard’s infamous Napolean’s March infographic from Edward Tufte’s site.

Happy shopping and Happy Holiday!