Posts Tagged: mapping information

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Diagramming/Mapping (complex) information

In the current information age there is a boom for visualising data, there is no doubt about that. Almost everything which is produced, it is visualised. Infographics, information design, diagrammatic representations, diagramming, data visualisation, mapping, these terms have become commonplace

mapping

Diagramming/Mapping (complex) information

In the current information age there is a boom for visualising data, there is no doubt about that. Almost everything which is produced, it is visualised. Infographics, information design, diagrammatic representations, diagramming, data visualisation, mapping, these terms have become commonplace

what information designers do

I often find myself explaining what information designers do and not finding the exact words to make myself clear. Related to this, I think that the Special Report about Information Design, included in the last grafik magazine edition, gives a

what information designers do

I often find myself explaining what information designers do and not finding the exact words to make myself clear. Related to this, I think that the Special Report about Information Design, included in the last grafik magazine edition, gives a

word clouds

A colleague told me about wordle long time ago, but I have never used it until today. The more you research, the more information you have, and when you have to write up the final thesis document you have to

word clouds

A colleague told me about wordle long time ago, but I have never used it until today. The more you research, the more information you have, and when you have to write up the final thesis document you have to

is information beautiful?

In previous posts I have written about effective diagrams, without mention if they were beautiful of not. It is important to clarify the difference between these terms: beauty and effectiveness. There are many design books that are govern by the

is information beautiful?

In previous posts I have written about effective diagrams, without mention if they were beautiful of not. It is important to clarify the difference between these terms: beauty and effectiveness. There are many design books that are govern by the

visualising complex content

Sometimes diagrammatic language is usually associated with static print or digital projects, such as information graphics or diagrammatic maps. However, this language can be also used in 4D projects, such as animations and videos, to visualise complex information. As can

visualising complex content

Sometimes diagrammatic language is usually associated with static print or digital projects, such as information graphics or diagrammatic maps. However, this language can be also used in 4D projects, such as animations and videos, to visualise complex information. As can

Workshops as a Design Research Method

During the last three years I have run three series of workshops to collect information, create and evaluate the outcome of my thesis. Workshops as a research method are being used mostly in Social Sciences, as a qualitative approach. However,

Workshops as a Design Research Method

During the last three years I have run three series of workshops to collect information, create and evaluate the outcome of my thesis. Workshops as a research method are being used mostly in Social Sciences, as a qualitative approach. However,

1868-2008

Last week, while I was searching for some images and I found this video. I made it a couple of years ago in my first visit to the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden. Even though, the London Underground network

1868-2008

Last week, while I was searching for some images and I found this video. I made it a couple of years ago in my first visit to the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden. Even though, the London Underground network

diagrammatic-writing-up method

Last Wednesday I attended to one of the RNUAL lectures (UAL) about how to approach writing up problems (essays, papers, chapters, thesis). As a first general conclusion, to approach this problem, the best strategy is to have a clear framework

diagrammatic-writing-up method

Last Wednesday I attended to one of the RNUAL lectures (UAL) about how to approach writing up problems (essays, papers, chapters, thesis). As a first general conclusion, to approach this problem, the best strategy is to have a clear framework

what does it mean?

Some terms related to diagrams (and also to design) strategies, language, layout, and so on are often misused or misunderstood: – When is a diagram simple? – When a diagram is simple is because it has few elements… and when

what does it mean?

Some terms related to diagrams (and also to design) strategies, language, layout, and so on are often misused or misunderstood: – When is a diagram simple? – When a diagram is simple is because it has few elements… and when

The Guardian Data Store, a place for visualising content

Data Store is an interesting section of The Guardian where everyone can submit their own diagrams and information graphics. The aim of this section is to make complex information more accessible to people. Facts and figures are published using accessible

The Guardian Data Store, a place for visualising content

Data Store is an interesting section of The Guardian where everyone can submit their own diagrams and information graphics. The aim of this section is to make complex information more accessible to people. Facts and figures are published using accessible