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The Future of Museums in an Online World

The Future of Museums in an Online World

With the likes of Google Art Project and the cooperation of museums worldwide, entire art collections are headed online ... keep reading

5 Art and Design Themes that Aren’t Going Away

5 Art and Design Themes that Aren’t Going Away

The New Museum‘s second biennial Ideas City Streetfest inundated New York City’s Bowery area with ... keep reading

“Creative” Things Designers Do: Line Chart Edition

“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?

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

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

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’

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

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

“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

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