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Starting Issue

The font itself is a essential element of the most information visualizations. The lettering thus gets a big organizational, practical, technical and also aesthetic meaning. Alongside organizational and editorial aspects of the quantity and density of labeling, there are important but often


Summary of research progress

After a little more than two months of continual research regarding our big issue, proclaimed in our very first post - in short: how does typography in every conceivable fashion correlate with visualization, we are now able to do a concentration on our research


Text with graphical complements

While the most common form of text presentation is still bound to eligible typography custodies, every so often people like to »play around« with text. Wether by breaking type setting »rules« or expanding the standard repertoire they impose a new


Creating Typographic Hierarchy

Typography can display hierarchy in various ways. In Typography they are used to display relationships between text elements. We examine these presentation in the context of data visualization and how they can used. One could argue how these typographic style


Taxonomy of Data Typography

In order to identify, categorise and improve the combination of typography and visualisation we propose the following taxonomy. We support the idea of three different assignment typography can take in visualisations. The first and most used form is the use of text for labeling,


Type Only Cartography

As mentioned in our issue a big field of afflatus comes from the history of cartography plus contemporary developments in digital cartography in the field of typography. So let us go one step further and contemplate about the combination of cartography and