Olly Moss

Olly is the creative director of Halftone.co, a visualization studio and consultancy in San Francisco. This is the rest of his bio, it can be more than two lines long if he wants.

The Underappreciated Seating Chart
The Underappreciated Seating Chart

A fairly common visualization type that is severely underappreciated is the seating chart. The visualization is ... keep reading
Subtleties of Color: Connecting Color to Meaning
Subtleties of Color: Connecting Color to Meaning

About a year ago, we published a blog post framed as a letter to NASA, asking them to stop using rainbow color scales. ... keep reading
How Inspired Are You at Work? LinkedIn’s Real Time Data Visualization Tells All
How Inspired Are You at Work? LinkedIn’s Real Time Data Visualization Tells All

How often do you feel inspired by your work? LinkedIn’s recently released Inspiration Index answers this question in ... keep reading
Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Matt Byrom
Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Matt Byrom

Visually’s Marketplace connects thousands of designers with clients seeking to commission infographics and data ... keep reading
Plain or Fancy? — Exhibit Broaches Dateless Design Debate
<em>Plain or Fancy?</em> — Exhibit Broaches Dateless Design Debate

There’s long been a stylistic rift between minimalism and decorativeness — apparent in the differences in our ... keep reading
With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible
With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible

In the grand scheme of things, the Internet is still a relatively new – and fast-changing – medium for ... keep reading
8 Interactive Data Storytelling Tools for Journalists
8 Interactive Data Storytelling Tools for Journalists

It’s no secret that data visualization has found a home in journalism. With the explosion of online news coverage ... keep reading
Simplifying Sports Data to Create More Intuitive, Revealing Visualizations
Simplifying Sports Data to Create More Intuitive, Revealing Visualizations

Visualizing a Football Game from Jeremy Yingling on Vimeo. As a lifelong fan of both sports and data visualizations, in ... keep reading
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes (And You Shouldn’t)
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes (And You Shouldn’t)

Our eyes are the main information input for most of us. They send immense amounts of data streaming into our brains all ... keep reading
Visualizing NYC’s MapPLUTO Database
Visualizing NYC’s MapPLUTO Database

It’s no secret that we’re in the era of big data – our world can be endlessly quantified, measured, and ... keep reading