ISBN-10:
1526468921
ISBN-13:
9781526468925
Pub. Date:
09/11/2019
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design / Edition 2

Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design / Edition 2

by Andy KirkAndy Kirk
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Overview

One of the "six best books for data geeks" - Financial Times



With over 200 images and extensive how-to and how-not-to examples, this new edition has everything students and scholars need to understand and create effective data visualisations.

Combining ‘how to think’ instruction with a ‘how to produce’ mentality, this book takes readers step-by-step through analysing, designing, and curating information into useful, impactful tools of communication.

With this book and its extensive collection of online support, readers can:

- Decide what visualisations work best for their data and their audience using the chart gallery

- See data visualisation in action and learn the tools to try it themselves

- Follow online checklists, tutorials, and exercises to build skills and confidence

- Get advice from the UK’s leading data visualisation trainer on everything from getting started to honing the craft.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526468925
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/11/2019
Edition description: Second Edition (Revised Edition)
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 345,949
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andy Kirk is a UK-based data visualisation specialist. He has been a freelance professional since founding Visualising Data Ltd in 2011 and has been the editor of award-winning website www.visualisingdata.com since 2010. Andy provides design consultancy and delivers training workshops to organisations across all industries all around the world. He is a visiting lecturer on Masters degree programmes at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA, USA) and Imperial College, London.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
PART A FOUNDATIONS
Chapter 1 Defining Data Visualisation
Chapter 2 The Visualisation Design Process
PART B THE HIDDEN THINKING
Chapter 3 Formulating Your Brief
Chapter 4 Working With Data
Chapter 5 Establishing Your Editorial Thinking
PART C DESIGN THINKING
Chapter 6 Data Representation
Chapter 7 Interactivity
Chapter 8 Annotation
Chapter 9 Colour
Chapter 10 Composition
EPILOGUE

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