Information Empowerment Bridges Expertise to Amplify Impact, Part 2
Part two of a six-part series on the application of design thinking for data practitioners, business intelligence analysts, researchers, and anyone working with data. Catch..
Jason Forrest & Raeedah Wahid
Interview with the South China Morning Post Infographics Team
One of the most interesting teams in the world has to be the Infographics team of the South China Morning Post. Based in Hong Kong,..
Mary Aviles & Jason Forrest
Information Empowerment is a Universal Theory for Data Design, Part 1
Part one of a six-part series on the application of design thinking for data practitioners, business intelligence analysts, researchers, and anyone working with data.Jason comes..
REVIEW: Julie Mehretu, New Museum of American Art
We are all conglomerations of our influences, remembrances, and fascinations but few artists have assembled them on as vast a scale as Julie Mehretu. The..
Jason Forrest & Mary Aviles
NIGHTINGALE IS FREE!
Last week Nightingale celebrated a major achievement. Since our launch in 2019, we always planned to have a stand-alone website and create a platform to..
NEW YORK ALIVE! Blending Performance and Data Art
I love non-traditional data visualization and I regularly think about how we can continue to push the boundaries. There are many ways to entertain, motivate, and..
Jason Forrest & Mary Aviles
How to Write for Nightingale
Everything you ever wanted to know to publish with us! In addition to helping writers to level up their skills, these guidelines provide alignment for..
The Influence of Isotype in New Deal Information Design: A Resettlement Administration Exhibition, 1936
How the design concept influenced the American government's campaign to help its vulnerable populations.
Lessons Of Isotype: “Only An Ocean Between” (Part 1)
There’s much to be told in the story of the Isotype. The International System Of Typographic Picture Education (ISOTYPE) was invented by Otto Neurath in collaboration with his wife Marie Neurath, and Gerd Arntz. While..
War and Human Nature
Revisiting a 1946 pamphlet (and the role of pamphlets in educating adults) that helps explain the Jan. 6th insurrection
The Process of Familiarity: An Interview with Nicholas Rougeux
I remember the first time I stumbled across the work of Nicholas Rougeux — it was his painstaking recreation of Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours — and I..
Noëlle Rakotondravony & Jason Forrest
Intricate & Visually Exciting: An Interview with Nadieh Bremer
Nadieh Bremer is an award-winning data visualization designer and artist, from a small town near Amsterdam. Nadieh’s projects demonstrate the beauty, fun, and excitement of working in dataviz...
Data Visualization in the Age of Communism
The Soviet Union used data to inspire, terrify, and persuade the proletariat The story of the Soviet Union is indelibly wedded to its propaganda. Visually stunning..
The Gilded Age Map That Shines a Light on America’s Past and Present
It’s hard not to be shocked by “Historical Geography,” a map by John F. Smith from 1888. By overlaying a strange “tree” shape with such..
None Of Us Are Free If Some Of Us Are Not: Catherine D’Ignazio on Data Feminism
I had the great pleasure of seeing Catherine D’Ignazio speak at EYEO festival this past summer. I was totally inspired by her message, and while I had..
Build A Trust Infrastructure Between Your Team and Your Audience
While everyone loves data, it can be perceived by many as something ‘technical’ (if not outright ‘scary’) and at the very least as something a..
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