4.032 / 4.033
Design Studio: Information and Visualization

UG: 4.032; G: 4.033
Required of: 
Design minors

Note: 1/23/18 - schedule change from F 9-12 to F 2-5, Room change to International Design Center (IDC) space, N52-337.

Provides an introduction to working with information, data and visualization in a hands-on studio learning environment. Studies the history and theory of information, followed by a series of projects in which students apply the ideas directly. Progresses though basic data analysis, visual design and presentation, and more sophisticated interaction techniques. Topics include storytelling and narrative, choosing representations, understanding audiences, and the role of designers working with data.

Graduate students are expected to complete additional assignments.