Design & Data Visualisation
A short piece about stumbling into the world of data visualisation and working on a data driven project that attempted to visualise the war in Yemen, diving into the process of collating and cleaning the data, creating a narrative, a visual language and eventually a dashboard.
I had an odd journey into data journalism. It goes something like this — Five years ago I was surrounded by boxes and wrapping up my role as a design consultant for Embarq, a sustainable transport and research lab in Bangalore. Four years ago I was at Windsor Castle looking at the Queen’s private collection of Persian Manuscripts — having taken a brief hiatus from design to do a masters in the history of art at The Courtauld specialising in Persian art.