Data Illustrator: What I Love and Hate

Early in the semester, Professor Cairo introduced us to Data Illustrator, an open source tool that was designed to create data visualizations and infographics without programming. My first graphic using Data Illustrator: This was for a class exercise. I used data already provided by Data Illustrator so I could get a feel for how to […]

The Functional Art: Interview with Stefanie Posavec

Of all the interviews in The Functional Art, the interview with Stefanie Posavec is my favorite. Alberto Cairo: How did you do the graphics? Did you do use any scripts to count the words, organize them, sort them according to themes, etc.?Stefanie Posavec: Believe it or not, I didn’t. I did it all by hand.The […]