Let’s Get Cyclical: Four Ways to Visualize Periodicity

Let’s Get Cyclical: Four Ways to Visualize Periodicity

Visualizations can be very good at helping us spot patterns in data. Often, these patterns are periodic; most often ... keep reading

A Musical Pyramid

A Musical Pyramid

Source: The World Reduced to Infographics, by Patrick Casey and Dr. Worm Miller; Ulysses Press (December 13, 2011).

Avoid Tables, Demand Visualizations!

Avoid Tables, Demand Visualizations!

The great thing about information visualization is it turns numerical information – which takes a high cognitive ... keep reading

Why Is Data Visualization So Hot?

Why Is Data Visualization So Hot?

Noah Iliinsky is the co-author of Designing Data Visualizations and technical editor of, and a contributor to, ... keep reading

Movie Character Height Chart

Movie Character Height Chart

Source: The World Reduced to Infographics, by Patrick Casey and Dr. Worm Miller; Ulysses Press (December 13, 2011).

How to Turn a Static Visualization Into a Successful Animation

How to Turn a Static Visualization Into a Successful Animation

Liz Burow teaches information design and collaborative design studios at Parsons School of Design in New York, NY. ... keep reading

Visual.ly Meetup Recap: Introductory D3 Workshop

Visual.ly Meetup Recap: Introductory D3 Workshop

Confession: even when all 160 spots in Visual.ly’s latest meetup, the Introductory D3 Workshop for Beginners, ... keep reading

From Data to Story: Dissecting a Well-Made Visualization

From Data to Story: Dissecting a Well-Made Visualization

Last week, Visual.ly published a blog post by Drew Skau, containing a Code of Ethics for data visualization, and ending ... keep reading

Using Selections in D3 to Make Data-Driven Visualizations

Using Selections in D3 to Make Data-Driven Visualizations

D3 is a new tool for designers and programmers working on creating interactive visualizations out of large data sets. ... keep reading

14 Things We Love About Data Visualization

14 Things We Love About Data Visualization

When you work with data visualizations all day every day, it is very easy to end up in a relationship with them (some ... keep reading