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Rani Molla

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