Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Final posters 30x40 from 2014 class (a few examples)

A few example from the Fall 2014 class. In most designs, R was used for early prototyping and sketching, with Illustrator for final design. In Fall 2014 section 1 was taught by Pino Trogu (noted as: PT), while section 2 was taught by Stephanie Tang (noted as: ST).
PDF files of the 2014 posters shown below can be downloaded here.

 Andrew Steinmetz: General George Patton (PT)

 Ani Aghajanyan: Sugar Guide (ST)

 Christopher Hurtt: Kayne West (ST)

 Claudia Paz: Consumer Spending (PT)

 David Wong: Identifying California Diversity (PT)

 Jessica Nourse: House tv show (PT)

 Heather Russell: Sex Ed: What's Missing? (PT)

Mona Chiu: Glacier Data (PT)
Note: this project is actually an interactive website built using Tableau. Click below to visit:

 Nicholas Laythe: Long and High Jump (PT)

 Olivia Abundis: Play Like a Girl (ST)

 Ran Yang: Disney, the land of movies (PT)

 Ruby Robertson: Global Compost (ST)

 Tommy Chu: Assassin's Creed (ST)

Willie Yapching: Studio Ghibli (ST)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Final posters 30x40 from 2013 class (a few samples)

Some example from the Fall 2013 class. In most designs, R was used for early prototyping and sketching, with Illustrator for final design.
PDF files of the posters shown below can be downloaded here.
U.F.O., by Nick Barbeln.

The History of Anime, by Aileen Coutte.  

Natural Disasters, by Alexandra Curtis.

Gerhard Richter, by Lauren Faulkner.

On the Move, by Christina Gotuaco.

Breaking Down The BART Strike, by Christine Hayes.

Diploma in Hand, Wage Gap in Future, by Alexandra Soiseth.

You know that sports car you always wanted?, by Daniel Wilbur.

Monday, January 14, 2013

2012: The Year in Graphics (The New York Times)

2012: The Year in Graphics

A selection of graphics and interactives from 2012 with information on how they were produced. The best graphics from The New York Times for 2012, with links, all gathered in one place.

Notable Opinion Art of 2012 (The New York Times)

Notable Opinion Art of 2012

A selection of illustrations that reflects on the issues of 2012 using exemplary wit, incisiveness, beauty and provocation. From the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Final poster 30x40 from Fall 2012 class

For the final poster, students were asked to use any of the visualization types learned so far: tree map, scatterplot, bar chart, pie chart, line graph, parallel coordinates, maps with geodata, etc. They could also combine and overlap the graphs as needed.
PDF files of the posters shown below can be downloaded here.

James Bond, by Stella Cunanan

Mexican Drug War, by Christina Davidson

Audio Formats and the iPod, by Judy Chu

Obamacare, by Pichamon Chamroenrak

James Bond, by Luke Marsden

Assassinations, by Madeleine Lucero-Simmons

Packaging Waste, by Julia Grosman

Minor and Major Scales, by Laszlo Sztana

NBA All-Star, by Hernry Ngo

Wind Energy, by Li Fang Zhang

Bike Share, by Kenji Wada

Fishing (1 of 2), by Sam Luu

 Fishing (2 of 2), by Ryan Griego

Dream Teams Olympics, by Dana Lui

League of Legends, by David Li

Pokemon, by Justin Pangilinan

America's Cup (2012), by Luis Pasqual

Open format (wild card) project from 2012 class.

For this project, students were free to select the format of their poster, booklet, etc.
PDFs of the posters shown below are downloadable here.

The Beatles, by Stella Cunanan

Facebook Census, by Judy Chu

Dinosaurs, by Dana Lui

McLaren Park, by Li Fang Zhang

Airbus A380, by Luke Marsden

Pick Your Poison, by Marielle Atanacio

17x22 posters from the Fall 2012 class

Below are some examples from the "Mailer" assignment. The poster had to fold down to letter size in order to be mailed. In this class we used mostly R and RStudio for sketching and development, and Illustrator for cleaning up and finalizing the visualization. We also used Visualize This by Nathan Yau as the textbook for the class.

Full-resolution PDFs of the posters shown below can be downloaded here.

Android 2012, by Judy Chu.

Pixar Films, by Dana Lui

Doctor Who, by Stella Cunanan

Federer vs Sampras, by Henry Ngo

Country Populations, by Madeleine Lucero-Simmons

Land of Opportunity, by Henry Ngo

American Love Wine, by Christina Davidson

Color Blindness, by Justin Pangilinan