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Data Visualisation: Is ugly the new smart?

A panel discussion at the British Library

27 Feb 2014

Chaired by Dr Stephen Webster (director of the Science Communication Group, Imperial College London)
with Anne Odling-Smee (Design Director, DesignScience), Professor Clive Cazeaux (Professor of Aesthetics at Cardiff School of Art and Design) and Toby Sturt (Head of Creative at the Guardian Digital Agency)

To coincide with the exhibition Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight, this event will examine the place of beauty within conveying complex information.

Read introduction by Anne Odling-Smee (blog)

Event information
Exhibition information
Review in The Guardian
Curator’s blog

Beautiful Science exhibition at the British Library

Beautiful Science exhibition at the British Library

British Library event

British Library event

Panelists, left to right: Stephen Webster (Chair), Anne Odling-Smee, Toby Sturt, Clive Cazeaux

Panelists, left to right: Stephen Webster (Chair), Anne Odling-Smee, Toby Sturt, Clive Cazeaux

Anne Odling-Smee critisises data visualisations that prioritise appearance over effective communication of content

Anne Odling-Smee critisises data visualisations that prioritise appearance over effective communication of content

Audience

Audience