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.

The Case for Designing – and Writing – by Hand

Design

The Case for Designing – and Writing – by Hand

Programs like Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator prompt us to be perfect. They bring mathematics to bear on our inexact ... keep reading
Vote for the Winner of the NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition!

Design

Vote for the Winner of the NYC Best for Business Infographic Competition!

In August, the NYC Economic Development Corporation announced an infographic contest to become the “Best ... keep reading
The PEJ and Economist Infographic Challenge

Design

The PEJ and Economist Infographic Challenge

Looking for some data to play with? How about a chance for work you did to be featured? The Economist Group and the Pew ... keep reading
Eight Different Takes on Presidential Election Maps

Design

Eight Different Takes on Presidential Election Maps

As the 2012 US Presidential election heats up, the array of maps for analyzing likely outcomes is increasing. Different ... keep reading
I Suck at Drawing: Skipping Storyboards in Motion Graphic Design

Design

I Suck at Drawing: Skipping Storyboards in Motion Graphic Design

Jonathan Reyes is a motion graphic designer whose work on The Economy of Coca-Cola earned him a nomination for a 2012 ... keep reading
Analysis vs. Promotion vs. Story: A Tale of Three Audiences

Design

Analysis vs. Promotion vs. Story: A Tale of Three Audiences

The world of visualization has a few different camps of thought, which can be roughly grouped as follows: Those who ... keep reading
Battle of the Maps: iOS 6 vs. Android

Design

Battle of the Maps: iOS 6 vs. Android

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 6 and along with it, their new mapping and directions application: Maps. The hype was ... keep reading
Infographics and Visualizations as Tools For the Mind

Design

Infographics and Visualizations as Tools For the Mind

Alberto Cairo teaches infographics and visualization at the University of Miami. He taught at UNC-Chapel Hill between ... keep reading
From Celebrating Labor Day to Finding a Job, in 12 Infographics

Design

From Celebrating Labor Day to Finding a Job, in 12 Infographics

Let’s be honest: most of us in the United States love Labor Day because we get a day off work. (Ah, the irony.) ... keep reading
How Groups Stack Up: When to use Grouped vs. Stacked Column Charts

Design

How Groups Stack Up: When to use Grouped vs. Stacked Column Charts

Bar and column charts are one of the most frequently used chart types. They are simple to understand, simple to make, ... keep reading