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.

“Creative” Things Designers Do: Line Chart Edition

Design

“Creative” Things Designers Do: Line Chart Edition

In the past three weeks, we’ve been running a series on the tweaks that designers do to charts to make them fit ... keep reading
Is Cartography Dead?

Design

Is Cartography Dead?

People sometimes ask me if cartography is dead. Students wonder if they should pick something else to stake a career ... keep reading
Reporting From CHI 2013

Design

Reporting From CHI 2013

Data visualization often falls under the field of Human Computer Interaction, but HCI contains much more than data ... keep reading
The Hierarchy of Designer Skills

Design

The Hierarchy of Designer Skills

When I evaluate a designer for potential inclusion into the Visually Marketplace, I have very little time to assess ... keep reading
A Twitter Tour of Tate Museum’s ‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’

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A Twitter Tour of Tate Museum’s ‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’

For one semester as an undergraduate student at Oberlin College, a real Roy Lichtenstein print hung above my dormroom ... keep reading
Our Strange Cosmetic Lives

Design

Our Strange Cosmetic Lives

It’s a fact: human beings have imperfections. But that doesn’t mean they have to like them; not when covering, ... keep reading
“Creative” Things Designers Do: Area Based Encodings

Design

“Creative” Things Designers Do: Area Based Encodings

In the past two weeks, we showed you some of the ways designers get creative with pie charts and bar charts. Another ... keep reading
11 Infographics That Will Help You Improve Your Grammar and Spelling

Design

11 Infographics That Will Help You Improve Your Grammar and Spelling

In the era of texting, instant messaging and grumpy cat memes, proper grammar and spelling seem to have taken a ... keep reading
Designers: Read the Writing on the Wall

Design

Designers: Read the Writing on the Wall

In recent years, graffiti has enjoyed as near to mainstream appreciation as something that transgressive can get. ... keep reading
“Creative” Things Designers Do: Pie Chart Edition

Design

“Creative” Things Designers Do: Pie Chart Edition

Last week, we showed you some of the ways designers get creative – perhaps too creative – with bar charts. ... keep reading