Noah Iliinsky

Noah Iliinsky

Recognized expert in the theory and practice of data visualization.

  • @noahi

Seattle, Washington

Areas of Expertise:

  • diagrams
  • complex diagrams
  • information visualization
  • data visualization
  • complexity
  • qualitative visualization
  • user experience
  • interface design
  • interaction design
  • ux
  • information design
  • information architecture
  • infovis
  • infoviz
  • design practice
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
Noah Iliinsky strongly believes in the power of intentionally crafted communication. He has spent the last several years thinking, writing, and speaking about best practices for designing visualizations, informed by his graduate work in user experience and interaction design. He is a frequent speaker in both industry and academic contexts, and an occasional judge of visualization contest. He has a master’s in Technical Communication from the University of Washington, and a bachelor’s in Physics from Reed College. Noah Iliinsky is the co-author of Designing Data Visualizations, and technical editor of, and a contributor to, Beautiful Visualization, published By O'Reilly Media.

Designing Data Visualizations Designing Data Visualizations
by Julie Steele, Noah Iliinsky
September 2011
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $16.99

Beautiful Visualization Beautiful Visualization
by Julie Steele, Noah Iliinsky
June 2010
Print: $59.99
Ebook: $47.99

Webcast: Designing Data Visualizations
September 06, 2011
This webcast will discuss data visualization. Learn linear processes and best practices so that your message may be transmitted without interference.

"The layout of Beautiful Visualization makes navigation easy, with the chapter number, title, and page number all in the footer. “Don’t make it pretty, make it communicate a story about the data” is the actuating tag line that Steele and Iliinsky succeed in sharing."
--Beth Lisberg Najberg, STC Technical Communication

"Includes some genuinely good ideas and is an entertaining read"
--David Conrad, I Programmer

"Anyone working on a modern, data-intensive application will get a plethora of great ideas from this beautifully illustrated tome. "
--Craig S. Mullins, Data and Technology Today