Look up: Visualising data about London with Applied Works

Wednesday 20th September 2023, 11:00

In this two-hour lively and creative session in and around Makerversity at Somerset House, explore how recording and visualising data can help us to better understand ourselves and the world around us with Applied Works.

This session is part of the London Design Festival 2023. No previous data visualisation or design knowledge necessary. Tea, coffee and snacks included.

Wednesday 20th September 2023

11am – 1pm

Workshop includes:

Introduction to the impact of great data visualisation

Data collection and recording walk – in and around Somerset House

Getting creative with the data at `Makerversity in Somerset `House

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Marco Bernardi is Head of Design at Applied Works, and former Design Director at Accurat in Italy. Marco is also a visiting lecturer on data narratives, and is a strong advocate for user-centred design. In his professional experience, he worked with data to craft analytics tools, experimental interactive experiences and engaging data-driven narratives.

Grace Treacher is a designer at Applied Works, and recently graduated with a BA (hons) in Graphic Design from Kingston University. Grace has a particular interest in how data can be made more accessible and inclusive.


On the day of the event guests will be picked from the New Wing reception of Somerset House. This is based on Lancaster Place, following on from Waterloo Bridge. If lost please do call 02037017499

Please note: Part of the workshop will take part outside, so please prepare for all weather conditions. Please arrive 10 minutes before the 11am start.

Address: Makerversity, New Wing, Somerset House, London, WC2R 1LA


Wednesday 20th September 2023

Somerset House
The Strand