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.

Sharks: Deadly or Endangered?

Design

Sharks: Deadly or Endangered?

Sharks and humans have a complex relationship. We have a respect and reverence for these ocean dwellers, partially out ... keep reading
A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Pixels

Design

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Pixels

Most design is done on computers, but designers don’t necessarily want it to look that way. Hal Lasko is a little ... keep reading
Dissecting Staff Picks: Listen to Wikipedia

Design

Dissecting Staff Picks: Listen to Wikipedia

Each day, the graphics submitted to Visually are examined by our staff for shining examples of good work. The best are ... keep reading
Looks Matter: How Art Serves Data Science

Design

Looks Matter: How Art Serves Data Science

When we create data visualizations, we put a lot of effort into either crafting a story or enabling users to analyze a ... keep reading
Good Presentation Technique: Layering

Design

Good Presentation Technique: Layering

Far too many of the hundreds of presentations I’ve seen in economics and public policy have relied too much on text ... keep reading
Growth Hacking with Infographics: A Peek Inside Visually

Design

Growth Hacking with Infographics: A Peek Inside Visually

Growthhacker.tv’s Bronson Taylor recently invited me to discuss how we use our marketplace to promote growth of ... keep reading
Chart ALL The Things!

Design

Chart ALL The Things!

Since humans developed language, we have been naming, categorizing, and classifying the things around us. Building ... keep reading
Typography’s Best for 2013

Design

Typography’s Best for 2013

All types of styles and serifs and sans were on display at the Type Directers Club‘s 59th communication design ... keep reading
The Federal Budget, Visualized: Death and Taxes 2014

Design

The Federal Budget, Visualized: Death and Taxes 2014

Ten years ago, I created the first in what would become a hugely popular series of annual visualizations of the federal ... keep reading
A Semi-Physical iPad App Visualizes MLB Teams’ Season Stats

Design

A Semi-Physical iPad App Visualizes MLB Teams’ Season Stats

Baseball is a notoriously data-heavy sport. Throughout the 162 games of a Major League Baseball season, teams generate ... keep reading