Beyond Showcasing: The Makings of Strong Visual Designs
The Big Ideas
Although modern data and application availability greatly simplify the creation of visually stunning graphics, maximizing the practical effectiveness of these visuals is another matter and one that both designers and context experts can fail at.
Traditionally the best visuals have had designs that fill a specific set of needs for a specific set of contexts and a specific audience of users. A focus on specific needs remains critical today.
Contemporary computational potential has opened the door to more system-wide depictions. However, ensuring effective solutions