Drew Skau

I'm a PhD CS Visualization student at UNCC with an undergrad in Architecture. I'm an Architect in a Computer Science world, and a Computer Scientist in an Architecture world.

14 Infographics to Help Organize Your Kitchen

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14 Infographics to Help Organize Your Kitchen

With the right preparation and setup, your kitchen can be a magical place where you create the most amazing gustatory ... keep reading
The Future of Data Visualization Tools

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The Future of Data Visualization Tools

Data is everywhere and well-designed data graphics can be both beautiful and meaningful. As visualizations take center ... keep reading
Paper Tale: Lofty Stories in Simplicity

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Paper Tale: Lofty Stories in Simplicity

Viewing Zarina Hashmi’s retrospective at the Guggenheim feels like engaging deeply with a contemplative mind. She ... keep reading
Making Words Work: Balancing Text and Graphics for Greatest Impact

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Making Words Work: Balancing Text and Graphics for Greatest Impact

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to ... keep reading
Visual Storytelling: A Tale of Two Cows

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Visual Storytelling: A Tale of Two Cows

Visually recently published an infographic that illustrated a joke from the 1940s. The story in the joke was roughly ... keep reading
Seeds of Design

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Seeds of Design

The Horticultural Society of New York locates its office where it’s most needed and least likely: 13 floors up ... keep reading
11 Infographics About Infographics

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11 Infographics About Infographics

People who create infographics do their work partly because they believe infographics are a great way to communicate ... keep reading
The ♥ of the Matter

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The ♥ of the Matter

The heart symbol can be written mathematically as a cardioid or as an implicit curve ((x2+y2−1)3−x2y3=0) — ... keep reading
Roses are Red, Violets are Blue: 14 Infographics to Say I Love You

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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue: 14 Infographics to Say I Love You

Valentine’s Day has a long history. There were actually several Saint Valentines. The two who are honored on ... keep reading
Making 3D Kosher: Physical Visualizations

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Making 3D Kosher: Physical Visualizations

3D visualizations are generally a bad thing. They present a distorted representation of data, and they are hard to ... keep reading