Robert Simmon

Subtleties of Color: The “Perfect” Palette

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Subtleties of Color: The “Perfect” Palette

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
Subtleties of Color

Design

Subtleties of Color

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
The Coolest Graphic Design Projects on Kickstarter

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The Coolest Graphic Design Projects on Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a great way to fund creative, innovative projects that might not otherwise reach the masses. And while ... keep reading
Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Jason X Esteban

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Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Jason X Esteban

Visually’s Marketplace connects thousands of designers with clients seeking to commission infographics and data ... keep reading
Sharks: Deadly or Endangered?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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