infogr8, a Visually Certified design firm based in London, just released Sports Participation by the Numbers, a new interactive visualization of sports participation in England. The beautiful design paired up with a smooth UI and interesting data discoveries caught our attention immediately. Here, they give us a behind-the-scenes peek at the production process.
Here at infogr8, we like a challenge. So when we were approached by Eleanor Lambert, Communications Manager for UK governing body Sport England, with a colossal amount of sport participation data, to say that we got excited is an understatement.
Sport England asked us to “bring to life” their data and “depict the peaks and troughs in sport participation throughout the year indicating the external factors that lead… to changes in participation.”
The brief was fascinating in that we were challenged to find a middle ground between the traditional, academic approach... keep reading