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Data Visualisation: Advanced

Data Visualisation: Advanced

London College of Communication
Taught by
Laura Knight, A respected industry expert


At its best, data visualisation works quickly, conveying complex information persuasively and in an engaging way. On this advanced infographic storytelling short course, you will establish an appropriate narrative and format for your audience. This course has been designed for professionals who have some experience of working with data visualisation and want to deepen their understanding of user centric infographic storytelling approaches and techniques. Working with a live data set and a user-centric process you will wireframe visualisations for a range of audiences. You have the chance explore a range of storytelling methods and formats used in data visualisation to create memorable visuals. By the end of the course you will have the inspiration and confidence to combine data, illustration, text and images to tell a powerful story.

Topics Covered

  • Visualisation briefs
  • Users identification
  • Format design
  • Ideation
  • Wire framing

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course you should:

  • Understand how to frame user needs when visualising data
  • Design with consideration associated for different formats
  • Demonstrate insight into merging data-driven and user-centric processes

Who Should Attend
This course is for anyone who is already working with data visualisation and wants to design for real users needs.

Advanced.If you looking for a beginner level course please take a look at Infographic Storytelling.

Follow up courses
Once you have completed this course you may want to find out more about User Experience (UX) Design, or Copywriting.

Customised Training
We also offer bespoke courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page.

Tutor Description

Laura Knight has worked as a graphic design both freelance and in agencies since 2005. In 2013 she became Design Director at Data Design Studios, leading in the delivery of data-driven projects for global clients. In 2016 she left the studio to pursue an MA in Communication Design at Kingston University.  She currently works for the Guardian delivering bespoke data visualisation training for brands and organisations all over the world and lectures part time at Kingston and Bucks universities. She maintains her own creative practice as a designer working on information, graphic design and socially focused projects.

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

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