Data visualisation: A one-day workshop

Fri Nov 15 2019 at 10:00 am to 04:00 pm
The Guardian, Kings Place, London, United Kingdom

The Guardian, Kings Place, London, United Kingdom

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Learn how to transform data into beautiful infographics at this hands-on workshop with our data visualisation experts Adam Frost and Tobias Sturt.

Whether you’re working on a presentation, a website or teaching materials, nothing tells a complex story faster than an infographic. This intensive course gives you everything you need to create memorable static and interactive infographics. You’ll learn how to find data and tailor it to your audience, as well as how to create maximum impact with your design.

Led by Tobias Sturt and Adam Frost from Add Two Digital, a specialist data visualisation agency, this fantastic class comprises a series of lectures and workshops, plus opportunities to get expert feedback on your work. Book your place now – and spend the day learning how to present complex information simply, elegantly and beautifully.

Course content 

How to find and analyse data, and match it to the needs of your audience

The importance of good visual storytelling

Designing and presenting graphs and charts to maximise their impact and memorability

The evolution of data visualisation, and examples of best practice

How raw data can be turned into striking visual stories, including both flat graphic design (infographics) and interactives

Two workshops in which participants collaborate and create their own visualisations before presenting them back to the group

Please note this is not a software training course, however our tutors will discuss some of the different visualisation software options available.

Tutor profiles

Adam Frost was formerly head of data visualisation at the Guardian’s digital agency. He is now content director at Add Two, an agency specialising in data visualisation. His work has appeared on the Guardian, the New Statesman, Buzzfeed and elsewhere. Adam has also produced infographics and interactives for a range of public and private sector clients including the Department for Education, Google and Unilever.

Tobias Sturt was head of creative at the Guardian’s digital agency and is now creative director of Add Two. He has been working in digital storytelling for almost two decades using all kinds of media – from web to TV, games and infographics.

All Guardian Masterclasses are fully accessible but please contact us at masterclasses | theguardian ! com if you have any queries or concerns. 

Full course and returns information on the Masterclasses website
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