The Glamour of Graphics

Learn to make data viz that will make people stop and take notice.

Have you ever looked at a beautiful chart and thought: wow, I wish I could make something like that!

 It might seem like some people have an innate design sensibility that you don’t. It’s easy to think, “I’m a data person, not a designer. I’m never gonna be able to make beautiful data viz.”

 But here’s the secret: anyone can make beautiful data viz.

Will Chase is a journalist at Axios who has worked for years to hone the craft of designing data viz.

 In this course, which builds on Will’s 2020 talk of the same name, he’ll give you a peek behind the curtain showing you how he creates beautiful data viz and showing you how to do it too, all while working in R.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

This course assumes you are at least an intermediate R user who knows how to make basic data viz.

Can I get a refund if I’m not satisfied?

Absolutely! If you are unsatisfied with the course for any reason, contact us, and we will give you a full refund, no questions asked.

How long will I have access to the course for?


About the Instructor

Will Chase

Visual Storytelling Lead


Will Chase is the visual storytelling lead at Axios.

A developer, designer, journalist, and artist, he uses his background as a researcher to better understand the world around us through data.

He shares insights through clear and vivid storytelling that delights readers, makes complex topics accessible and creates ah-hah moments.

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Course Includes

  • 37 Lessons
  • Self-Paced
  • Lifetime Access