This article originally appeared in Issue 2 of Nightingale Magazine.In Nightingale Magazine Issue 1, we launched the Data Is Plural visualization challenge with Jeremy Singer-Vine, creator of the Data Is..
Dear Nightingale: Create Your Physical Inspiration Train!
This article originally appeared in Issue 2 of Nightingale Magazine.In Nightingale Magazine Issue 1, we launched the Dear Nightingale analogue data creation challenge with Giorgia Lupi..
From Chocolates to Bar Graphs
“Abbu, I’ll make a graph of all the chocolates you eat while I’m asleep and will send it to your team,” my daughter Pariza complained,..
Dataviz Horror Story: Jacque Schrag
We’ve all made embarrassing dataviz mistakes, whether we’re beginners or superstars. This series of Horror Stories aims to normalize “failure” as part of professional development...
Marília Ferreira da Cunha
Information Is Beautiful Awards – Impactful Community Leader and Nominees
For the first time in Information is Beautiful Awards, the Impactful Community Leader Award was recognized. This award is for an individual who has made..
Data Is Plural Submissions: London Stage Database
The inaugural Data Is Plural visualization challenge prompted readers to explore the London Stage Database, which describes 100,000+ performances in London from 1660 to 1880...
SPOTLIGHT: Tipping Points
Sometimes inspiration can come from a really bad thing. This was a personal project I made after the “Me Too” deluge in late 2017, when..
Dear Nightingale Submissions: Paper and NO Pencil
The inaugural Dear Nightingale analogue data visualization challenge prompted readers to create a handmade data object to visualise a personal dataset, using a piece of blank paper..
Building Science Graphics: Behind the Scenes with author Jen Christiansen
Jen Christiansen is senior graphics editor at Scientific American and has written the book Building Science Graphics: An Illustrated Guide to Communicating Science with Diagrams..
At the Vanguard of Interface Design
Implications for visualization from the 2022 UIST symposium The ways in which we interact with data and visualization may look and feel very different in..
SPOTLIGHT: Using Dataviz to Inform My Childcare Decisions
My son Ethan was 18-months old when he had his first daycare summer break. It was my first summer break as a mum, and I..
How to Locate and Understand the Reasons for Rising Land Surface Temperature
September 2022 has been one of the hottest Septembers in the last 143-years of global climate record, as per the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration..
REVIEW: Functional Aesthetics for Data Visualization by Vidya Setlur and Bridget Cogley
The multi-disciplinary nature of the data visualization profession presents opportunities for fruitful collaboration while also leading to points of tension. One such source of tension..
How to Get Executives on Board with Data Visualization
Convincing senior executives to jump on the data visualization bandwagon isn’t as complicated as you think: here are five tips to get senior decision-makers on..
No Straight Lines: My Process Is Messy and Full of Failures and That’s Okay
The DVS Mentorship Program revolutionized my creative process: learning is iterative, failure is vital, growth comes in many forms, and straight lines are overrated. No..
Andriana Georgieva, Laura Meloni, Cesco Reale & Edgar Walthert
Say It in Icons! – The KomunIKON Project
My language limits are my world limits
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