FFunction Illustration Decodes Data Visualization Artfully

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: Dec 6, 2010 • References: ffctn & infosthetics
Data visualization presents or clarifies ideas using images, and the folks who spend their lives scheming clever ways to make us understand concepts through images wrestle with the question of whether visualizing data visualization is possible.

With electronic information delivery, we are increasingly oriented to receiving information visually. There is much discussion and several innovative approaches to illustrating the concept: The one that I like best (so far) is a beautiful, three-layer color-wheel-like approach by FFunction that overlaps information, design and communication.

The video, which is fantastic, is based on the TED speech by David McCandless. Stats for Conceptualizing Color Wheels Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 4,282 clicks in 285 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Visualizing Data Visualization
Related: 81 examples / 62 photos
Segment: Females, 18-55
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