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Scroll is the New Click: Captivate Your Users with Parallax

Scroll is the New Click: Captivate Your Users with Parallax | Art Smart | Scoop.it
Parallax scrolling offers a better user experience through interaction, engagement, and depth into the story your brand is trying to tell.
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Interesting, but not always implemented well. (And I hate to scroll a lot. It hurts my hand)

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Is Data Visualization Art?

Is Data Visualization Art? | Art Smart | Scoop.it

Data Visualization is driven by data. Its form is often derived from optimizing the efficiency of inputting data (and information about that data) into a human brain. It is a very pragmatic practice, built around numbers and logic.


And yet it is beautiful. It evokes emotions. It can be aesthetically pleasing, or hideous. It communicates complex concepts and provokes thought. It is consumed for enjoyment. Some visualizations even share similarities with poetry.

There are several stages in the life cycle of data visualizations, and while the core of the practice is driven by rational thinking, any number of stages in the process have opportunities for subjective decisions or artistic interpretations...


Via Lauren Moss, Beth Kanter
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Lauren Moss's curator insight, January 24, 2013 7:42 PM

An overview of the creative and artistic processes involved in data visualization...

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Artists use data to make political statements

Artists use data to make political statements | Art Smart | Scoop.it

Big data can feel impersonal, overwhelming and cold. But stark statistics are now being used to make intimate statements through art and public advocacy.

 

The past few years have seen the widespread availability of a large amount of data, thanks largely to the internet.

Census reports are easily searchable, campaign polling is expertly parsed and analysed, and online dating behaviour provides a glimpse into human sexuality.

 

Now more artists are using these impersonal details to make an impassioned statement; visit the article link for examples.


Via Lauren Moss, Beth Kanter
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Astrakhan's comment, February 9, 2013 3:44 AM
DataScientists = Data Artists
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Gary Panter's drawing tips - UNBORED

Gary Panter's drawing tips - UNBORED | Art Smart | Scoop.it
One of UNBORED‘s favorite artists of all time is Gary Panter — who became well-known in the 1970s as one of the first New Wave cartoonists (with his post-apocalyptic comic JIMBO) and graphic designers, and who went on to win … Continue reading →
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How to Make Social Media Infographics That Get Noticed

How to Make Social Media Infographics That Get Noticed | Art Smart | Scoop.it
Social media infographics are all the rage, but many of them are terrible. Mark Smiciklas, author of The Power of Infographics explains how to do it right.

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Beth Kanter's curator insight, February 6, 2013 6:02 PM

Interview with author of "The Power of Infographics"

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CEPHALOPODOPTERA

CEPHALOPODOPTERA | Art Smart | Scoop.it
Animated ''natural history'' illustrations2012...

The old and the new. They look like antiques but only WORK on a computer.

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