Jason Chuang

When Yellow Isn’t Really Yellow

Design

When Yellow Isn’t Really Yellow

A rule of thumb in designing visualizations is to use well named colors. But what happens when a well named color, such ... keep reading
Need Help With Your Data? Find an Expert

Design

Need Help With Your Data? Find an Expert

Whether you’re a designer, analyst or journalist, you’ve probably had to work with data or subjects that ... keep reading
Visualizing Super PAC Spending

Design

Visualizing Super PAC Spending

SuperPACs are required to report their spending in some decent detail. That’s a lot of data that’s just ... keep reading
Visualizing Your Daily Brew: 20 Infographics About Coffee

Design

Visualizing Your Daily Brew: 20 Infographics About Coffee

Coffee is a daily habit for more than half of American adults (58%, to be precise), so it’s no wonder there are ... keep reading
Four Easy Visualization Mistakes to Avoid

Design

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

Design

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

Design

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

Design

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

Design

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

Design

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