Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Practical Guide to Designing with Data” as Want to Read:
A Practical Guide to Designing with Data
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Practical Guide to Designing with Data

by
3.65  ·  Rating details ·  55 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
In recent years, the terms Visualization, Infographic and others have been bantered around with almost no regard to their use or meaning. There is a new vernacular emerging in the realms of data representations, but that doesn’t mean we can ignore the much simpler origins and best practices of charts and graphs.

Brian Suda takes you on a journey through the basics and makes
...more
Kindle Edition, 225 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Amazon Digital Services
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Practical Guide to Designing with Data, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Practical Guide to Designing with Data

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Ramy
Feb 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
this book really helps whether you're a designer like me, or even if you're just a normal reader. It shows many different kinds of data charts/graphs, tells you how to craft a perfect infographic, and helps you to discover some of the tricks that may be used to play with the data (& of course to avoid doing them if you're the designer).
In some parts of the book, it gets a bit technical but it's mainly to help you understand how each chart works.
overall I really recommend this book, if you're
...more
Katy Watkins
If you think it sounds at least vaguely interesting, I highly recommend reading it. Even if you're not going to be making any charts or graphs, there's a lot of useful information on how to think critically about data. I'm never going to look at charts the same way again.
Jonathan Ferguson
Mar 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
Information dense. Very useful, may no longer get around to reading my 4 volumes of Tufte as quickly as I had intended.
Worth getting if you create graphs and charts.
Janis Godins
rated it it was ok
Jul 04, 2014
Thebennies
rated it really liked it
Oct 15, 2011
Jessica Gartner
rated it liked it
May 24, 2014
Scott
rated it liked it
Aug 12, 2012
Andrew
rated it it was amazing
Feb 02, 2015
David Reid
rated it it was ok
Aug 22, 2016
Ben Yargıç
rated it it was ok
Nov 11, 2015
Kyle.hicks
rated it really liked it
Jan 12, 2012
Robbie Manson
rated it liked it
Sep 04, 2014
Marty
rated it really liked it
Jan 28, 2011
Jeroen Disch
rated it liked it
Jul 26, 2015
Richard Wendon
rated it it was amazing
Mar 27, 2011
Fritz Lekschas
rated it it was amazing
Sep 04, 2017
Ivo Gomes
rated it liked it
Nov 07, 2014
b
rated it liked it
Jan 09, 2011
Joe Nyzio
rated it liked it
Apr 28, 2015
Graca_jorge
rated it liked it
Apr 22, 2016
Omer
rated it it was amazing
Feb 22, 2017
Scott Lasak
rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2017
Mancan
rated it it was ok
Apr 26, 2014
Malgorzata
rated it really liked it
Sep 24, 2014
Jonathan Hubartt
rated it it was ok
Apr 03, 2012
Ville
rated it really liked it
Jul 25, 2013
Juha Franssila
rated it liked it
Dec 29, 2012
Rasmus
rated it liked it
Aug 04, 2016
John
rated it really liked it
Sep 24, 2014
Sverrir Bollason
rated it really liked it
Jun 05, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • A Practical Guide to Information Architecture
  • The Icon Handbook
  • A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web
  • Prototyping: A Practitioner's Guide
  • Adaptive Web Design: Crafting Rich Experiences with Progressive Enhancement
  • Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions
  • Visual Grammar
  • Mobile First
  • Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps
  • The Elements of Content Strategy
  • HTML5 for Web Designers
  • The Smashing Book 2
  • Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
  • Designing for the Social Web
  • Storytelling For User Experience: Crafting Stories For Better Design
  • Design Writing Research
  • Designing for Emotion
  • Graphic Design Theory: Readings from the Field

Goodreads is hiring!

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »