Making data visual

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Data visualization is about more than summarizing information, it's also about aesthetics. Understanding the role of colors, typography, and interactive affordances is an important part of creating a data visualization that is comprehensible and legible, and quickly tells a complex story. In this short talk, Maria Guidice (CEO, Founder of Hot Studio) will share some tips and tricks that help ensure your hack doesn't leave people scratching their heads.

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  • very concise. thanks maria!
    and the blank space is 'interaction', right?
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Making data visual

  1. 1. Making the complex beautifully clear 1
  2. 2. I LOVE TO DESIGN INFORMATION
  3. 3. 75
  4. 4. WHY IS VISUALIZING INFORMATION SO IMPORTANT?
  5. 5. Tufte, Edward. Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative, p. 44 (Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 1997).
  6. 6. WHAT MAKES A GREATDATA VISUALIZATION?
  7. 7. UL US EF ABUS LE DESIRABLE
  8. 8. HOW TO ORGANIZE DATA
  9. 9. Location Alphabetical TimeCategory Continuum Hierarchy HierarchyRandom L ATC C H R
  10. 10. design toolkit13
  11. 11. Color Type ScaleDepth Shape ValueLine Grid
  12. 12. Transition MovementAnimation SoundInteractive-specific toolkit(included thanks to Peter and Ben from interactivethings.com)
  13. 13. fabulous examples16
  14. 14. gapminder.org
  15. 15. oakland.crimespotting.org18
  16. 16. wefeelfine.orgwefeelfine.org19
  17. 17. 75chrisharrison.net/projects/bibleviz
  18. 18. wordle.net
  19. 19. newsmap.jp
  20. 20. 75flipboard
  21. 21. iwantyoutowantme.org 75
  22. 22. Downloadhttp://www.slideshare.net/mgiudice/designing-data-visualizationsContactmaria@hotstudio.com@mgiudiceStay in Touchfollow us on Facebook@hotstudioThank you!

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