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S10 E264 · The PolicyViz Podcast
Data with Heart: Giorgia Lupi’s Journey from Visualization to Human Connection
Data with Heart: Giorgia Lupi’s Journey from Visualization to Human Connection

Summary

Georgia Lupi joins the show to discuss her work in data visualization, her journey from Accurat to Pentagram, and how she takes a human-centric perspective to working with and communicating data. Our conversation also focuses on her new book, “This is Me and Only Me.” The book encourages kids to observe and collect data to understand emotions and human questions, using symbols and colors to express emotions. Giorgia hopes the book will inspire kids and adults to be imaginative, observant, and mindful. We also have some breaking news on this episode because Giorgia is working on another big project, a new book called “Speak Data” that explores data as a language intersecting various fields.

➡️ Check out more links, notes, transcript, and more at the PolicyViz website.

Topics Discussed

1. Human-Centric Data Visualization. Georgia emphasizes the importance of incorporating human elements and context into data visualization to make data more relatable and engaging. She discusses how Pentagram utilizes these principles in various branding projects to create compelling stories with data.

2. Impact of Chronic Illness through Data. Georgia shares her personal experience with long COVID, illustrating how data can be used to convey the profound impact of chronic illness on individuals’ lives.

3. Children’s Book Project - “This is Me and Only Me”. Inspired by her Dear Dataexperiment with Stefanie Posavec, Georgia’s new book encourages children to observe, collect, and use data to understand their emotions and human questions. Through the use of symbols and colors, the book aims to make data visualization accessible and fun for kids and adults.

4. Upcoming Book - “Speak Data”. And yes, Giorgia is working on a new book project: Speak Data will delve into the concept of data as a language that intersects with various fields, featuring interviews and insights from diverse disciplines.

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Summary

Georgia Lupi joins the show to discuss her work in data visualization, her journey from Accurat to Pentagram, and how she takes a human-centric perspective to working with and communicating data. Our conversation also focuses on her new book, “This is Me and Only Me.” The book encourages kids to observe and collect data to understand emotions and human questions, using symbols and colors to express emotions. Giorgia hopes the book will inspire kids and adults to be imaginative, observant, and mindful. We also have some breaking news on this episode because Giorgia is working on another big project, a new book called “Speak Data” that explores data as a language intersecting various fields.

➡️ Check out more links, notes, transcript, and more at the PolicyViz website.

Topics Discussed

1. Human-Centric Data Visualization. Georgia emphasizes the importance of incorporating human elements and context into data visualization to make data more relatable and engaging. She discusses how Pentagram utilizes these principles in various branding projects to create compelling stories with data.

2. Impact of Chronic Illness through Data. Georgia shares her personal experience with long COVID, illustrating how data can be used to convey the profound impact of chronic illness on individuals’ lives.

3. Children’s Book Project - “This is Me and Only Me”. Inspired by her Dear Dataexperiment with Stefanie Posavec, Georgia’s new book encourages children to observe, collect, and use data to understand their emotions and human questions. Through the use of symbols and colors, the book aims to make data visualization accessible and fun for kids and adults.

4. Upcoming Book - “Speak Data”. And yes, Giorgia is working on a new book project: Speak Data will delve into the concept of data as a language that intersects with various fields, featuring interviews and insights from diverse disciplines.

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