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.

Four Easy Visualization Mistakes to Avoid

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Four Easy Visualization Mistakes to Avoid

Creating a great visualization is not as hard as it seems. Provided you have some interesting data and an effective ... keep reading
Dear NASA: No More Rainbow Color Scales, Please

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Dear NASA: No More Rainbow Color Scales, Please

Dear NASA, The visualization community has noticed your insistence on using rainbow color scales for representing ... keep reading
10 Things You Can Learn From the New York Times’ Data Visualizations

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10 Things You Can Learn From the New York Times’ Data Visualizations

The Malofiej 20 awards, known as the Pulitzers of the infographics world, recognize the finest infographics published ... keep reading
Best Practices: Maximum Elements For Different Visualization Types

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Best Practices: Maximum Elements For Different Visualization Types

Visualizations are great for getting a grasp of data sets, but sometimes the data is too big for a certain ... keep reading
Beautiful Maps: New Tiles from Stamen Design

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Beautiful Maps: New Tiles from Stamen Design

If anyone knows cartography, it’s Stamen. The San Francisco-based design studio cranks out a wide variety of ... keep reading
19 Beer Infographics To Make You See Double

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19 Beer Infographics To Make You See Double

Some of us may still be reeling from St. Patrick’s day weekend, so here’s a look at what probably put us ... keep reading
How to Create Viral Infographics, Part 3: Design

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How to Create Viral Infographics, Part 3: Design

This is the final installment of our three-part series on creating viral infographics. Be sure to read the first two, ... keep reading
How to Design Transit Map-Style Graphics

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How to Design Transit Map-Style Graphics

Transit maps like the London Underground “Tube” diagram or the New York subway map are an integral part of life in ... keep reading
Poor Visualization Can Do More Harm Than Good

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Poor Visualization Can Do More Harm Than Good

When visualization is done poorly, it often can read as propaganda. There is an important trust relationship between ... keep reading
How to Create Viral Infographics, Part 2: the Data

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How to Create Viral Infographics, Part 2: the Data

This is part two of a three-part series on creating viral infographics. Read the first installment, on finding the ... keep reading