The newspaper has been getting serious about the graphs its produces. This article covers some of the changes the newsroom made concerning their data visualisations: different tools (D3!), more mobile, graphics made for social media, and a monthly column on charts.
“In Data Vis, we should see aesthetics as a tool to increase understanding. In Data Art, we can see aesthetics as the purpose.” Lisa Charlotte Rost explores the differences between data art and data visualisation, and their optimums.
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.