Edward Tufte is a statistician and artist, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University. He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization. The New York Times described ET as the "Leonardo da Vinci of data," and Business Week as the "Galileo of graphics." He is now writing a book/film The Thinking Eye and constructing a 234-acre tree farm and sculpture park in northwest Connecticut, which will show his artworks and remain open space in perpetuity. He founded Graphics Press, ET Modern gallery/studio, and Hogpen Hill Farms LLC.
All 4 books by Edward Tufte also now in paperback editions,
$32 each, $100 for all 4 catalog + shopping cart
Visual Display of Quantitative Information 200 pages
Envisioning Information 128 pages
Visual Explanations 160 pages
Beautiful Evidence 214 pages
Same paper and printing as in original clothbound editions.
All 4 clothbound books, autographed by author $150
Available directly from Graphics Press.
ET e-books, immediate download to any computer
connected to the internet. catalog + shopping cart
La représentation de l'information quantitative, (200 pages) $12
La Representación Visual de Información Cuantitativa, (200 páginas) $12
Visual and Statistical Thinking: Evidence-Based Decisions $2
The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint $2
Seeing Around + Cognitive Art of Feynman Diagrams $2
Data Analysis for Politics and Policy $2
Hogpen Hill Farms LLC is ET's 234-acre tree farm and landscape sculpture park in Woodbury, Connecticut with 100 artworks. The annual open house scheduled for June 13, 2015 has been cancelled. The next open house will be held in the fall. A list of architectural evergreens and ornamental grasses for sale here. Artists, art writers, and clients can arrange a private tour at email. "North America's best sculpture park: Edward Tufte's Hogpen Hill Farms" Philip Greenspun
"Master statistician weaves Google images into visual quilts." The Verge
"Edward Tufte: Triumph of Good Design" New York Edward Tufte course
"The thinking eye"
NPR Science Friday on current work
"The Information Sage" Washington Monthly Tufte presidential appointment
"Tufte best one-day course ever" taosecurity
"Sometimes curious misfits turn out to be Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak,
Edward Tufte—or Aaron Swartz,"
Topics covered in this one-day course include:
A new, widely-adopted method for presentations:
meetings are smarter, more effective, 20% shorter.
Fundamental design strategies for all information displays:
sentences, tables, diagrams, maps, charts, images, video,
data visualizations, and randomized displays for making
graphical statistical inferences.
New ideas on spectatorship, consuming reports. How to assess the credibility
of a presentation and its presenter, how to detect cherry-picking, how to reason
about alternative explanations.
Standards of comparison for workaday and for cutting edge visualizations.
How to identify excellent information architectures and use them as models
and comparison sets for your own work and for the work of your contractors.
Monitoring the designs of others.
The future of information displays: 4K, 6K, 8K video maps
moving in time.
Practical examples are from everywhere: science, social
science, music, business, finance, sports, art, medicine,
architecture, NASA, government reports.
Edward Tufte teaches the entire course.
Each student receives all four ET books on information design:
"One visionary day....the insights of this class lead to new levels of understanding both for creators and viewers of visual displays." WIRED
"The Leonardo da Vinci of data." THE NEW YORK TIMES
"The Galileo of graphics." BUSINESS WEEK
Dates for Edward Tufte: Presenting Data and Information:
“An absolutely beautiful film. It picks up where Helvetica left off.
Inge Druckrey's wonderful teaching is an inspiration.”
cinematographer of Helvetica “A great story beautifully told.”
An ET MODERN film, 37 minutes, all for free click above.