At Visualized.io data artist Stefanie Posavec talked about her preference of analogue methods to make visualizations. Praising the shaping force of data gathering by hand and discussing visualizations as performances.
Make all visuals connect better with your audience: at Visualized.io Londen Valentina D’Efilippio shared her infographic storytelling secrets.
The work of David McCandless exists for 80% out of data wrangling and research and only 20% of designing. Why? Because he designs his understanding of data – and understanding is difficult. It takes time and effort to turn data into information into knowledge.
“It’s worth trying to make those connections, worth spending a little more time and effort on the wee things, the details – even if they are very small.”
This summer I read the Nigel Holmes on Information Design by Steve Heller. In it Holmes – former editor of Time magazine – talks about words and pictures, the importance of sketching and minimalism among other things. Here are some take aways of the book. The equality of words and pictures In this ‘working biography’ […]
Data not available? No way. The team building WAMU and NPR coproduction ‘Deals for Developers’ had the same problem. Julie Patel shares their success story.
Wanna learn the secrets of Data Journalism Award nominee? Michael Beckel shares the making of Consider the Source, and shares his visioun for the future.
Among this years Data Journalism Award nominees is – the national institute for strategic policy analysis in the fields of environment, nature and spatial planning. PBLs Anne Gerdien Prins: “The current tools offer the possibility to make scientific knowledge and data more accessible than paper reports do.”
Nicolas Kayser-Brill shares how the Journalism++ team made their nominated app Detective.io – where investigative journalists can structure their data.
A techie journalist and a journalistic techie made the interactive map In Flight for The Guardian, and got nominated for a Data Journalism Award.