The art of data visualisation

8 minutes

Why data visualisation experts talk about truth, beauty, revelation and respect

In the face of the massive amount of new information people are forced to confront on a daily basis, data visualisation has emerged as a popular tool for making sense of the unceasing stream of increasingly complex sets of facts and figures. The Art of Data Visualisation features several experts dissecting why visualisations have become an indispensable means of communication, and why getting the design right is one of the quickest ways to deliver a nuanced yet comprehensible message.

Producer: Eric Brown, Lisa Romagnoli

Website: PBS Digital Studios

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