Visual Storytelling with Immigration Data

Visual Storytelling with Immigration Data

Recent events have us thinking about immigration and a data visualization project Graphicacy designed and developed for the Center for American Progress (CAP.) After commissioning a large study on the impact of immigrants and their children on the U.S. economy,…

3 Takeaways from our New Presidential Poster

3 Takeaways from our New Presidential Poster

We’re excited to have released an update to A Visual History of the American Presidency, one of our large-format historical Timeplots posters. Here’s the full version: Here are three behind-the-scenes reflections from the update process:   1. Do it in…

A Summer Internship with Graphicacy

A Summer Internship with Graphicacy

Hi, I’m Yinan. Summer of 2016 is over and my first on-site internship has come to an end. As a design intern at Graphicacy, I participated in many design-related tasks, varying from photo cropping to UI design for web-based interactive…

What Makes a Data Visualization Popular

What Makes a Data Visualization Popular

Earlier this week, Climate Lab Book posted a wonderful (and terrifying) climate change visualization that swept the internet, or at least the parts of the internet that care about climate change and like cool charts, as we here at Graphicacy…

Brain Breaks and Data Viz Books

Brain Breaks and Data Viz Books

Hi there, my name is Jenny. I’m the marketing, development and design intern at Graphicacy this semester. As you can see from my notebook, I think visually. While I’ve been working here, I’ve learned that developing creative and effective solutions…

Can Raw Data Be Cooked?

The presidential budget is not law, it doesn’t represent actual spending. As our latest “Death & Taxes” poster says, the budget will be “debated, amended, and approved by congress” before it becomes real dollars to spend. Until then, people often…

Style With Ease D3.js Plug-in

Style With Ease D3.js Plug-in D3.js is Graphicacy’s go-to tool for visualization on the web, and we find it strong, flexible, and durable. Unfortunately, vanilla D3.js does not support separate easing for each dimension of an animation. Graphicacy has developed…

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