Introduction: "We are living in a golden age of data visualization, in which designers are responding to the information overload of our digital era with astonishing feats of visual thinking." Intro to Infographics Designer's Sketchbook by S. HellerSearch volumes for infographics increased 1000 percent from 2007 to 2017 according to Graphs.net. With the onslaught of big data, the popularity for infographics will continue to skyrocket. Want to take the plunge into infographics--but not sure how to start? Start here.Overview: This is more a sidebar on a cookbook page than a recipe. It speaks to the common goal of data scientists and graphic designers to transform data into factual, engaging and shareable information. It addresses the challenge: Now that we have all this (bleep) big data-what does it mean?