Readings for Lunch — [ 12 Sep 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
"I laughed at this way too hard." (source)

DESIGN SYSTEM

The principles behind Bulb’s design

In this post Alla Kholmatova describes how nearly a year ago at Builb they agreed on their design principles.
Ever since then, they have guided the way they work.

    DATA VISUALISATION

    Data visualisation, from 1987 to today

    If you attend a conference about data visualisation in 2018 you will probably hear at least one speaker refer to William Playfair’s early line charts of prices and wages published in 1786. Failing that, you can count on someone to refer to Florence Nightingale’s rose diagram of battlefield sanitary conditions or Charles Minard’s depiction of Napoleon’s disastrous losses during the Russian campaign of 1812.