In November 2017, I was pleased to speak at the Monash SensiLab Forum about my data visualisation work. It was livestreamed at a new venue, and we had double the online viewers than the physical attendance.
This presentation referenced my UNSW talk, "Design as Invitation to Interaction". If you are new to interaction design, and work in or related to education, I urge you to check it out first for background knowledge.
For Visible Science, I walked through my design process, from sketch and conceptualisation to design and implementation. There is a strong emphasis that *programming is creative work*:
Creativity is not only about visual design. It's applied problem solving. It's creating something interesting and novel. It's a little bit crazy.
Being creative is a skill. And skills can be learned, improved, and practiced. You can apply any of the data visualisation guidelines to another field, and find it useful.
Some tips on asking for feedback as a designer:
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