David McCandless is the man behind Information is Beautiful and has a talent for relaying massive amounts of data with minimal words. In sum, he makes information beautiful.
Yet others are a great summarization, in a nice, graphically pleasing manner, of current news stories and information. Like Colours in Cultures, Kyoto: Who's On Target and A Timeline of Global Media Scare Stories.
NYT Design Buzz Words by Jer Thorp at Ouno Design