This article is part 9 in a series on data exploration, and the common struggles that we all face when trying to learn something new...
Data Design in Focus: Students Review Diverse Installations at Venice Biennale 2023
During a visit to the Venice Biennale in November 2023, a series of reviews of selected installations and presentations were created by students from the Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) Offenbach, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU), and the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK).
Information Design in the Margins
Since its inception in 1980, the Venice Architecture Biennale, one of the most prestigious international architecture events, has attracted global architects and design aficionados.
Review: Modern Man in the Making & Joy and Fear
"Joy and Fear" is an illustrated report that continues the exploration begun in Otto Neurath's 1939 book "Modern Man in the Making." It examines how modernity's promises and failures impact humanity, highlighting the uneven distribution of modern benefits across the globe.
Five Projects: Highlighting the Work of Elisava’s Master in Data Design
The following five projects were completed by individuals and groups of student who have passed through the Elisava Masters in Data Design at the Barcelona School of Design.
Review and Re-Design: 344 Questions
Stefan G. Bucher's 344 Questions is one of the best books I’ve never finished. It's a list of questions from dozens of creative professionals, organized in a series of vibrant flow charts, that help you define and solve problems in work and life. In that one-sentence description alone, it's already doing more than most therapists, coaches, and generative applications. Let's unpack why.
Review: “Our Environment” by the Data Science x Design Collective
Our Environment, the newest installment in the Data Science x Design Collective’s series of anthologies, is a delightful collection of essays, zines, fictional short stories, and reflections on the data-fied world around and inside each of us.
Quilting My Reading List
This quilt was created using the data from all the books I read in 2023. It measures roughly 11×16 inches, was assembled on my sewing..
Book Review – “The Data Storyteller’s Handbook”
Learn more about Kat Greenbrook's latest book while diving into her process behind its creation.
Review: “Chart Spark” by Alli Torban
In Alli Torban’s new book, Chart Spark, she tackles this issue of perceived creativity block and shares her own creative journey while providing tips, prompts, and encouragement to readers.
What Data Job Descriptions Tell Us
Explore the nuances of data job descriptions: Learn to read between the lines and understand what's truly being offered in the data field.
Streaming Media Year-in-Review
In this article, I share my journey of using the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) to wrestle my media data from the clutches of streaming services. We'll explore the importance of data ownership, navigate the (sometimes absurd) hurdles, and create a personalized, cross-platform media retrospective.
What to Consider When Considering the Audience
"Considering the audience" is one of the most important pieces of advice in storytelling and data visualization, but is can be a vague suggestion. This article turns this suggestion into a checklist you can go through to ensure your audience is considered.
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