Visual Design with Data
22

Wednesday, 22 March

6:30 9:30 pm PDT

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Visual Design with Data

Seth Familian Photo


Founder + Principal, Familian&1

22

Wednesday, 22 March

6:30 9:30 pm PDT

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Stunning spreadsheets and interactive charts are critical when presenting data-driven analysis. But all too often, those spreadsheets and charts are poorly formatted, confusing to read, and tough to understand. This workshop seeks to solve those problems, transforming you into a data-design ninja when working with Excel or Google Sheets.

This workshop is divided into three parts:

  • The first walks through data design fundamentals, and how to create stunning + persuasive spreadsheets in Excel or Google Sheets using a few simple formatting principles.
  • You’ll then put this knowledge to practice with hands-on examples. First, you'll learn to build beautiful simple graphs and sparklines with your data. Then, you’ll learn how to create interactive charts that change based on adjustments to calculated cells.
  • In the final part of the workshop, we’ll review a few tools + techniques (e.g. sparklines, small multiples, narrative, and various SaaS platforms) that enable easier display + digestion of larger amounts of information.

This workshop is ideal for:

  • Anyone who works with spreadsheets daily or weekly
  • Anyone interested in applying design principles to sets of data
  • Anyone responsible for driving standards around data + communication in their organization

Takeaways

  • Learn how to reformat any “ugly” or “boring” spreadsheet into one that’s beautiful, digestible, and intuitive
  • Explore how to integrate interactive charts into any “flat” spreadsheet or calculated data table
  • Understand how to leverage other tools to accelerate the creation of beautiful, intuitive data analyses

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Basic familiarity with Excel and Google Sheets
  • Laptop and Google Sheets account (for in-class exercises)

About the Instructor

Seth Familian Photo

Founder + Principal,
Familian&1

Seth Familian is a design-minded digital strategist, innovator, and entrepreneur fascinated with the intersection of creativity, technology, and digital business. He’s the Founder + Principal of Familian&1, Founder + CEO of Maptiv8, creator of d8r8r and an adjunct professor of marketing at Presidio Graduate School.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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