Andy Kirk

Andy Kirk is the founder of Visualising Data, a UK-based data visualisation design consultancy and training service. He is also editor of the influential blog, which offers readers insights into the best practice techniques, most effective resources and contemporary case studies from this exciting field.

Walking the tightrope of visualization criticism

The balance, fairness and realism of our visualization criticism must improve.

A creative field, such as visualization, will have many different interpretations and perspectives. The resolution and richness of this opinion is important to safeguard.

Visualization deconstructed: Why animated geospatial data works

Inside animated geo visualizations.

When you plot geographic data onto the scenery of a map and then create a shifting window into that scene through the sequence of time, you create a deep, data-driven story.