The Shortlist: Visualization & Information Design

As a dataviz fan, you've come to the right place. We have a blog on the making of better charts, tools for selecting the best visual for the job, and games that will help keep your graphic identification skills sharp. It's all here in our 'Visualization & Information Design' category.


Charticulator: Interactive Construction Of Bespoke Chart Layouts

By Donghao Ren, Bongshin Lee, Matthew Brehmer, Nathan Evans, Kate Lytvynets, David Tittsworth & Chris Trevino at Microsoft Research


Match It Game

By Jonathan Schwabish & Severino Ribecca (


Polyarea Chart

By Alex Katona


From Data to Viz

By Conor Healy & Yan Holtz


Pixel Chart

By Andrei Kaschcha

By Shan He, Giuseppe Macri, Chris Chua, Abhishek Gupta & Shan He



By Roman Sverdan


Chartable. A Blog by Datawrapper.

By David Kokkelink, Mirko Lorenz, Gregor Aisch, Ivan Lokhov, Anna Thieme, Lisa Charlotte Rost, Hendrick Bartush, Elana Levin Schtulberg & Hans Hack at Datawrapper


:: See the Full 2018 Shortlist


Discover each category:

Arts, Entertainment & Culture

Breaking News


Leisure, Games & Sport

Maps, Places & Spaces

People, Language & Identity

Politics & Global

Visualization & Information Design

Science & Technology



I'm shortlisted - what happens next?

We've emailed all shortlisted entrants with next steps including invites to the NYC ceremony, taking place the evening of Tuesday, 4th December. If you're shortlisted but haven't heard from us by 11.59 (PST) Fri 12 Oct, it's probably because we don't have up-to-date contacts for you – so drop us a line

Not shortlisted but want to find out the results live - and brush shoulders with the winners - at the NYC ceremony? We’re making available a limited number of tickets (including canapés and a welcoming drink) - book here

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:: Browse the 2018 Longlist & Shortlist

:: See the 2017 winners 

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