Every day, every where we are presented to visualised data, information, knowledge, messages, ideas …<br />
You can’t avoid them … <br />
Imagine a World without infographics and data visuals …<br />=<br />
Even worse … <br />At the top of the Globe you will find The North Pole. A little further down you will find Greenland, Si...
1/3 of the human brain is dedicated to visual perception …<br />
Understanding complex proportions and form a general view …<br />
Comparing … <br />
Combining relations … <br />
Putting into perspective … <br />
Infographics vs. Data visuals <br />=<br />l<br />
Not a new kid in class ..<br />
Minard's map of Napoleon's invasion of Russia … <br />
Visualised with skill and finesse, data can look like stunning pieces of art … <br />
Some are used in political propaganda … <br />
Some are used in advertising and marketing… <br />
Some are animated and interactive … <br />Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7y3qIQu3Gc<br />
UX BASIS (our own little baby)… <br />Check out UX BASIS: http://uxbasis.hellogroup.com<br />
A few keys to communicating data and knowledge visually …<br /><ul><li>  Show comparisons
  Put into perspective
  Aim to serve a clear purpose
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Infographics & data visualisation - Simon Vinther Nielsen - 2010 03 10

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Every day, every where we are presented to visualised data, information, knowledge, messages, ideas.
Get inspired to present data in a nice way.

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Infographics & data visualisation - Simon Vinther Nielsen - 2010 03 10

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  2. 2. Every day, every where we are presented to visualised data, information, knowledge, messages, ideas …<br />
  3. 3. You can’t avoid them … <br />
  4. 4. Imagine a World without infographics and data visuals …<br />=<br />
  5. 5. Even worse … <br />At the top of the Globe you will find The North Pole. A little further down you will find Greenland, Siberia, Northern Canada and Alaska. Moving even further down we have Northern Norway at the top of Scandinavia, which by the way looks a bit like a tiger ready to eat Denmark … etc. <br />=<br />
  6. 6. 1/3 of the human brain is dedicated to visual perception …<br />
  7. 7. Understanding complex proportions and form a general view …<br />
  8. 8. Comparing … <br />
  9. 9. Combining relations … <br />
  10. 10. Putting into perspective … <br />
  11. 11. Infographics vs. Data visuals <br />=<br />l<br />
  12. 12. Not a new kid in class ..<br />
  13. 13. Minard's map of Napoleon's invasion of Russia … <br />
  14. 14. Visualised with skill and finesse, data can look like stunning pieces of art … <br />
  15. 15. Some are used in political propaganda … <br />
  16. 16. Some are used in advertising and marketing… <br />
  17. 17. Some are animated and interactive … <br />Watch it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7y3qIQu3Gc<br />
  18. 18. UX BASIS (our own little baby)… <br />Check out UX BASIS: http://uxbasis.hellogroup.com<br />
  19. 19. A few keys to communicating data and knowledge visually …<br /><ul><li> Show comparisons
  20. 20. Put into perspective
  21. 21. Aim to serve a clear purpose
  22. 22. Reveal relations
  23. 23. Don’t fiddle with the data
  24. 24. Be creative but don’t compromise the message</li></li></ul><li>Don’t use bullet points! Visualizing is much more effective … <br />

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