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Data Visualization: Representing Information on Modern Web by Swizec Teller, Ændrew Rininsland, Simon Timms, Andy Kirk

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Some helpful tips

Before we commence our design thinking, here are a few useful tactics to help you move smoothly through this process and achieve the best outcome:

  • Sketching: Drawing out rough ideas on paper is a really good discipline to get into before you go anywhere near a computer. It doesn't matter if it is on the back of a beer mat, on a white board, or in a beautiful portfolio pad, try to sketch out your thoughts and concepts in order to download those ideas floating around in your mind. This is shown in the following screenshot:
    Some helpful tips

    This is especially invaluable if you are collaborating with others and the creative process is a shared experience. ...

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