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…

Multi-Dimensional Easing with D3.js

Multidimensional Easing with D3.js Animation is a key component of Graphicacy’s visualization toolbox. In our motion graphic videos, interactive explorations, and web projects, we use motion to direct our audience’s attention, to transition between visuals, and more. Sometimes, we use…

Why are we called Graphicacy?

Most know the ancient word “literacy”, which refers to the ability to read and write. English literacy is a baseline skill for U.S. citizenship and education. If you’re reading this fluently, you are probably quite literate. Fewer are familiar with…

Say hello to some of our new projects

At Graphicacy, our clients approach us with information-rich topics that general audiences need to understand. Aristotle believed that the most informative and persuasive experiences combine logos (facts), pathos (emotion) and ethos (credibility). We apply these principles by presenting data in…

Women of the World in Power

Women of the World in Power

Women are still highly underrepresented in legislatures across the world, but the variation is large from country to country. According to data from the World Development Indicators, although women make up over 50 percent of the world population, as of…

Artistic Value, Information, or Functionality?

Artistic Value, Information, or Functionality?

Recently, Timeplots released a new poster – A Visual History of the U.S. House of Representatives, an addition to its political poster series, making a set of six. Graphicacy, the design partner of Timeplots, has been working on the poster over the…

  • 1
  • 2