Designing with data

Fb35b29dfdf70000bb09777b531db5dc?s=47 Rasagy Sharma
November 11, 2017

Designing with data

A lightning talk focused on showing the breadth of information visualization and data art projects to achieve a variety of goals, like building curiosity, understanding complexity, seeing what can’t be seen etc.

Updated deck for Webinar with Gramener+RRD.
First presented at DesignUp (2017), Bangalore.

(PS: No GIFs in PDF, sorry!)

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Rasagy Sharma

November 11, 2017
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  1. Designing with data Rasagy Sharma (@rasagy) Designer, Mapbox

  2. None
  3. Designing with data for what?

  4. Designing with data for making objective design decisions! Data-driven design,

    data-informed design…
  5. Designing with data to exhibit, explain, explore & experience! Information

    visualization, data art…
  6. Exhibit List Table Spreadsheet … Seeing raw data Explain Bar

    chart Line graph Scatterplot … Answering questions Explore Treemap Interactivity EDA … Finding what to ask iteratively Experience Installations Synaesthetic Art Generative design … Finding meaning in data
  7. What is art? What is design?

  8. What is art? What is design? Art for art’s sake.

    Design for the user’s sake.” — Folks at @Miranj “
  9. What is art? What is design? She never looked nice.

    She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.” — Rainbow Rowell (Eleanor & Park) “
  10. What is art? What is design? Chair at my office

    Eames Lounge Chair and ottoman Katerina Kamprani’s Uncomfortably-designed Objects Design (function) Art (emotions)
  11. “Every second of every day, our senses bring in way

    too much data than we can possibly process in our brains.” – Peter Diamandis https://www.socialmediatoday.com/technology-data/how-much-data-generated-every- minute-infographic
  12. Designing with data to exhibit, explain, explore & experience!

  13. Designing with data for seeing patterns across time

  14. Designing with data for seeing patterns across time Temperature anomalies

    https://www.flickr.com/phot os/150411108@N06/3547191 0724/
  15. Designing with data for seeing patterns across time OSM Analysis

    dashboard https://mapbox.github.io/os m-analysis-dashboard
  16. Designing with data for making sense of the world around

    us
  17. Designing with data for civic issues & decision making A

    nation divided, by Zeit http://www.zeit.de/feature/ german-unification-a- nation-divided
  18. Designing with data for civic issues & decision making Crash

    visualization for Washington DC https://blog.mapbox.com/o pen-cities-are-smarter- safer-cities-fd1c66099618
  19. Designing with data for understanding complexity

  20. Designing with data for understanding complexity Hive plots http://mkweb.bcgsc.ca/linnet/

  21. Designing with data for understanding complexity OSMCha https://osmcha.mapbox.com/

  22. Designing with data for curiosity

  23. Designing with data for curiosity

  24. Designing with data for curiosity 4010 Facebook Tree by Onformative

    http://onformative.com/wor k/4010-facebook-tree
  25. Designing with data for curiosity 4010 Facebook Tree by Onformative

    http://onformative.com/wor k/4010-facebook-tree
  26. Designing with data for curiosity Visualising painters’ lives by Giorgia

    Lupi (Accurat) https://www.brainpickings.o rg/2013/06/07/painters- lives-accurat-giorgia-lupi/
  27. Designing with data for curiosity Visualising painters’ lives by Giorgia

    Lupi (Accurat) https://www.brainpickings.o rg/2013/06/07/painters- lives-accurat-giorgia-lupi/
  28. Designing with data for seeing what we can’t see

  29. Designing with data for seeing what we can’t see Poetry

    on the Road (2006) by Boris Müller http://www.esono.com/bori s/projects/poetry06/
  30. Designing with data for seeing what we can’t see Visualizing

    500 days of Summer http://rasagy.in/500days/
  31. Designing with data for seeing what we can’t see Visualizing

    500 days of Summer http://rasagy.in/500days/
  32. Designing with data for representing yourself

  33. Designing with data for representing yourself Dear data by Giorgia

    Lupi and Stefanie Posavec http://www.dear-data.com/
  34. Designing with data for representing yourself Dear data by Giorgia

    Lupi and Stefanie Posavec http://www.dear-data.com/
  35. Designing with data for representing yourself Feltron Annual Reports http://feltron.com/

  36. Designing with data for creating personal artifacts

  37. Designing with data for creating personal artifacts Meshu https://meshu.io/

  38. Designing with data for creating personal artifacts Gemnam & Circonam

    http://agenerativeworld. tumblr.com
  39. Designing with data for making familiar unfamiliar

  40. Designing with data for making familiar unfamiliar Carbon map http://www.worldmapper.or

    g/display.php?selected=15#
  41. Designing with data for making familiar unfamiliar Visualizing trains from

    Indian Metros http://rasagy.in/Visualizing Trains/
  42. There’s a lot more to be designed!

  43. Visualization taxonomy Information is Beautiful by David McCandless (2001) Semiology

    of Graphics by Jacques Bertin (1967)
  44. “Data is the new oil.” — Clive Humby

  45. “Data is the new oil.” — Clive Humby “Data is

    the new soil, because for me, it feels like a fertile, creative medium.” — David Mccandless
  46. Thank you! Rasagy Sharma (@rasagy)