Visualizing Data

Welcome to this workshop on data visualization! The workshop consists of three parts that explain the core principles of data visualization:

  1. Why visualize data?
  2. What makes a good visualization?
  3. What makes good design?

Each of these pages contains a video, slides, and a list of external resources you might find helpful when making your own charts and graphs.

There are also two videos demonstrating how to use these principles to take ugly, intuitive, default Excel charts and transform them into graphics that are useful, accessible, and insightful: