Category Archives: diagrams

broken graphics?

Many times the diagrammatic representation about the Napoleon’s invasion of Russia has been defined as the best graphic ever made. Tufte’s books explore, analyse and develop design principles based on this diagram. I have presented this diagrammatic representation in more

broken graphics?

Many times the diagrammatic representation about the Napoleon’s invasion of Russia has been defined as the best graphic ever made. Tufte’s books explore, analyse and develop design principles based on this diagram. I have presented this diagrammatic representation in more

Underground Maps Unravelled

Last week I visited Underground Maps Unravelled, an exhibition entirely devoted to underground diagrammatic maps, and particularly presenting an in-depth analysis of the London Underground Diagram (LUD). Dr. Maxwell Roberts explores information design alternatives of the very first LUD created

Underground Maps Unravelled

Last week I visited Underground Maps Unravelled, an exhibition entirely devoted to underground diagrammatic maps, and particularly presenting an in-depth analysis of the London Underground Diagram (LUD). Dr. Maxwell Roberts explores information design alternatives of the very first LUD created

my bubble

Often people ask me: what does a PhD student? What have you been working on for the last years? I used to respond that doing a PhD is to read, learn and research a lot about something tiny and specific,

my bubble

Often people ask me: what does a PhD student? What have you been working on for the last years? I used to respond that doing a PhD is to read, learn and research a lot about something tiny and specific,

Backstage of my thesis writing-up process

As one of my colleagues has said… ‘I have been silent, but BUSY.’ This July I have been writing up the second draft of my thesis, trying to cover all details, references, and making all chapters part of a complete

Backstage of my thesis writing-up process

As one of my colleagues has said… ‘I have been silent, but BUSY.’ This July I have been writing up the second draft of my thesis, trying to cover all details, references, and making all chapters part of a complete

City Railway System Project

Thanks to a colleague, I knew about Zero Per Zero’s City Railway System project. This project presents a redesign of existing Underground Diagrammatic Maps based on its own aesthetic rules and analytical design principles different from that of diagrammatic maps.

City Railway System Project

Thanks to a colleague, I knew about Zero Per Zero’s City Railway System project. This project presents a redesign of existing Underground Diagrammatic Maps based on its own aesthetic rules and analytical design principles different from that of diagrammatic maps.

Content is all

Last week, I attended to Edward Tufte’s lecture at the Royal Geographical Society. As he has mentioned in one of his books, there was a set of visual material related to the presentation for everyone in the audience, the lecture

Content is all

Last week, I attended to Edward Tufte’s lecture at the Royal Geographical Society. As he has mentioned in one of his books, there was a set of visual material related to the presentation for everyone in the audience, the lecture

Information design in Politics

During the recently UK general elections, Information Design made easier to analyse and compare numbers in daily newspapers, and to understand the complex polls results, as can be appreciated in the images below. In a different country, but also related

Information design in Politics

During the recently UK general elections, Information Design made easier to analyse and compare numbers in daily newspapers, and to understand the complex polls results, as can be appreciated in the images below. In a different country, but also related

word clouds

A colleague told me about wordle long time ago, but I have never used it until today. The more you research, the more information you have, and when you have to write up the final thesis document you have to

word clouds

A colleague told me about wordle long time ago, but I have never used it until today. The more you research, the more information you have, and when you have to write up the final thesis document you have to

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is information beautiful?

In previous posts I have written about effective diagrams, without mention if they were beautiful of not. It is important to clarify the difference between these terms: beauty and effectiveness. There are many design books that are govern by the

is information beautiful?

In previous posts I have written about effective diagrams, without mention if they were beautiful of not. It is important to clarify the difference between these terms: beauty and effectiveness. There are many design books that are govern by the