When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem.
But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
Infographics in context by Peter Orntoft
Thomas Goetz is Executive Editor at Wired and gave a great presentation at TEDMED about redesigning medical records so people can actually read them. I was having a discussion about this very subject with my doctor when I had my last physical.
Related: If you missed the issue of Wired featuring the redesign of blood tests, you can see that on the Information Is Beautiful blog, which you should be reading anyway.