Data Visualizations from Which We Can Learn
How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown?
Published by The New York Times, using data from the Climate Impact Lab
Personalizing data to your locale and birth year, as this visualization does, helps prime the reader to pay attention.
Goalkeepers: Examining Inequality
Published by The Gates Foundation
The photos are poignant, but the hand-drawn data illustrations sprinkled throughout draws in the reader. They are an eye-catching and refreshing way to explain the content.
Drowning in Plastic
Published by Reuters
It's so good to see data visuals that make abstract data points relatable – in this case, by comparing the number of plastic bottles to the size of well-known landmarks.
Boards Around the World
Published by Spencer Stuart, in partnership with the digital agency, Velir.
Hillcrest Advisory helped develop the product road map to visualize these fascinating data on national differences in corporate boards. The aim was to create a visual experience that’s easy-to-follow, yet engaging.
Data Postcards (one example among many)
Published by Coalitions in the California Opioid Safety Network’s Accelerator Program
Hillcrest Advisory coached these community coalitions on data storytelling. They created half-page data postcards, recognizing that "old-fashioned" printed handouts can be an effective way to reach people in local communities.