B4DS Notebook – Do designers need to understand how human brain works?

B4DS Notebook – Do designers need to understand how human brain works?

What is the aim of a designer? Studies in Engineering Design state that designing products and services aim at creating objects that satisfy user’s needs. So that, at the moment of manipulating objects, the understanding of human behaviours becomes a fundamental task....

B4DS Notebook – A bridge between education and labour market

B4DS Notebook – A bridge between education and labour market

In UN’OSSERVAZIONE 4.0, we discuss about what the Industry 4.0 is and which are the emergent technologies related to this new industrial paradigm. In this B4DS Notebook, we would show the impact of the so-called Industry 4.0 on the labour market. Are you aligned with...

B4DS Notebook – The Inner Sight of design in Data Visualization

B4DS Notebook – The Inner Sight of design in Data Visualization

Here we are with the last, but not least, rule of this “magic” journey towards the design of a good data visualization! After talking about continuous changes (The Magic of Design in Data Visualization), questions (The Childish Side of Design in Data Visualization),...

B4DS Notebook – Data: the Protagonist of Data Visualization

B4DS Notebook – Data: the Protagonist of Data Visualization

As we said in our first notebook, the world we live in, is a data world, where devices, digital transformation and the current COVID-19 situation pushed the production and the storage of a huge quantity of data. But, what about this data? How can we, as humas, gather...

B4DS Notebook – Empathically-design in Data Visualization

B4DS Notebook – Empathically-design in Data Visualization

In this third notebook on Data Visualization (case you didn't, please remember reading our previous posts on The Magic of Design in Data Visualization and The Childish Sside of Design in Data Visualization) we want to talk about one of the major experts in Data...

B4DS Notebook – The Childish Side of Design in Data Visualization

B4DS Notebook – The Childish Side of Design in Data Visualization

The second rule we want you to get familiar with is the following: “Who knows all the answers, has not been asked all the questions” which is a quote of Confucius, a Chinese philosopher and politician who gifted us with real pearls of wisdom. Confucius left no written...

B4DS Notebook – The Magic of Design in Data Visualization

B4DS Notebook – The Magic of Design in Data Visualization

We live in a data world: smartphones, Internet of things devices, remote sensing, cameras, wireless sensor networks and radio-frequency identification readers are just a set of devices that produce a massive quantity of data. Digital Transformation pushed by Industry...