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.

Mapping Out Literary Works with Where You Are
Mapping Out Literary Works with <em>Where You Are</em>

Data visualizations aid in the pragmatics of our everyday lives: navigating the subway, estimating expenses, keeping ... keep reading
The Importance of Using Real Images in Information Design
The Importance of Using Real Images in Information Design

We all know the cliche about pictures being better than words — but a good photo is worth far more. The lesson ... keep reading
5 Design Lessons for Adults from Chip Kidd’s New Book for Kids
5 Design Lessons for Adults from Chip Kidd’s New Book for Kids

Iconic graphic designer Chip Kidd recently released Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design. It’s an ... keep reading
Data, Art and Environmentalism Collide at Cooper Union
Data, Art and Environmentalism Collide at Cooper Union

Data visualization and art combine in EMISSIONS: Images from the Mixing Layer, a two-part exhibition at Cooper Union ... keep reading
If You Love “LOVE,” You Should Check Out the Rest of Robert Indiana
If You Love “LOVE,” You Should Check Out the Rest of Robert Indiana

Robert Indiana has experienced something all designers think they want–until, perhaps, they have it. The pop ... keep reading
Atomic Surplus Offers a Visual Education on the Atomic Bomb
<em>Atomic Surplus</em> Offers a Visual Education on the Atomic Bomb

By nature, presenting information visually involves simplifying: cleaning up complicated data sets or bits of ... keep reading
Prototypo Makes It Easier to Design Your Own Fonts
Prototypo Makes It Easier to Design Your Own Fonts

There comes a time in every designer’s life when the font she needs just doesn’t quite exist. Each project ... keep reading
Get to Know Edward Tufte’s Work–By Visiting His Farm
Get to Know Edward Tufte’s Work–By Visiting His Farm

Data visualizers are a different breed. We scope out cool charts for kicks and hold up people like Edward Tufte as our ... keep reading
Turning Difficult Concepts Into Pretty Pictures at MIT
Turning Difficult Concepts Into Pretty Pictures at MIT

It’s easy in data visualization to get caught up in charts and graphs. That’s because much of our work ... keep reading
The Power of Text in Art
The Power of Text in Art

  Any designer can tell you the importance of text. Its placement, font, color, feeling, style and meaning all ... keep reading