Websites and Inspirational Storytelling Platforms, Datavis

The Pudding

Some of the best visual essays and journalistic storytelling visualizations, produced by Matt Daniels and his collaborative team in Brooklyn.

Washington Post Graphics

Tumblr page of the Washington Post Graphics team

The Upshot / The New York Times

Data visualization column at The New York Times

Flowing Data

Data, design, and stats blog run by Nathan Yau 

Information is beautiful

Visualization blog founded by David McCandless, sharing information graphics and visualizations of all sorts

Top web design resource

Open Source Data Visualization Building Resources

Data / Design Resources

Suggested Readings and Books, Datavis

  • Edward Tufte, Visual Explanations
  • Scott Murray, Interactive Data Visualization for the Web
  • Colin Ware, Information Visualization

Alvin’s favorite visual and data storytelling books:

  • The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics, Dona Wong | Link
  • Understanding Comics, Scott McCloud | Link
  • The Functional Art, Alberto Cairo | Link