COOL TOOLS

Hold the phone Made to plug into your iPhone’s headphone jack, these old-school receivers bring back memories of corded telephones.

Four resources for infographic creators Get your data from Google Public Data Explorer, or incorporate your own data. Then, use Hohli to make customized scatter plots, Venn diagrams, bar graphs, and other charts. Need something less linear? Wordle generates colorful word clouds from text or a website, and Visual.ly is a site where you can create graphics that tell a story without all the numbers.

Inspiring minds If you’re a designer looking for visual inspiration, check out Designspiration to view images that others have found invigorating.

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