Data Visualisation

Data Visualisation



Data Visualisation

A Handbook for Data Driven Design

Andy Kirk


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© Andy Kirk 2016

First published 2016

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Library of Congress Control Number: 2015957322


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ISBN 978-1-4739-1213-7

ISBN 978-1-4739-1214-4 (pbk)

Editor: Mila Steele

Editorial assistant: Alysha Owen

Production editor: Ian Antcliff

Marketing manager: Sally Ransom

Cover design: Shaun Mercier

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Contents List of Figures with Source Notes Acknowledgements About the Author INTRODUCTION PART A FO U NDATIO NS

1 Defining Data Visualisation 2 Visualisation Workflow

PART B TH E H IDDEN TH INKING 3 Formulating Your Brief 4 Working With Data 5 Establishing Your Editorial Thinking

PART C DEVELO PING YO U R DESIG N SO LU TIO N 6 Data Representation 7 Interactivity 8 Annotation 9 Colour 10 Composition


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