storytelling with data: #32 a conversation with Andy Kirk


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By Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, Storytelling with data author, and Dataviz guru Cole Nussbaumer Kna. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

“Visualization is a game of decisions.” In this episode, Cole chats with data visualization consultant, teacher, researcher, and author, Andy Kirk. Hear about topics ranging from what can be learned from cartoons and other unexpected sources of inspiration to the importance of curiosity, practice, and editorial judgement for taking work from good to fantastic. They also discuss Andy’s blog series, little of visualization design, his new podcast/video series, Explore Explain, and answer viewer questions on creating “wow” designs, the role of the data viz consultant, and more.


Follow Andy: @visualisingdata |

Book: Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design

Blog series: little of visualization design (discussed: axis line fading, colour key titles, reset button, framing containers)

Podcast/video series: Explore Explain (discussed: ”Coronavirus tracked” with John Burn-Murdoch)

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