ACCURAT - Information design
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Accurat is a data-driven research,
design and innovation firm.

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Accurat helps global leaders identify core challenges and develops custom data-driven solutions.
We are data scientists, designers and software developers passionate about creating next-generation visualizations, interfaces and tools that drive insight and engagement.

Discovery
Process
Visualization
Experience
We work closely with clients to understand their critical business problems, then devise and implement custom data collection strategies that uncover and identify key assets across the organization.
Our data scientists and analysts greet complex data integration challenges with an outside perspective and a design-driven approach. The result is dynamic data workflows and strategies that fuel new insight and streamline operations.
Accurat's visual abstractions - static and interactive data visualizations and visual reports - blend art and science to communicate meaning within an organization or to its external stakeholders.
Our product innovation team imagines, designs and builds
immersive digital interfaces and analytical tools for web and mobile, delivering data-driven insight and rich user experiences.
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With a grant from the European Union’s FP7 programme, we identified a novel approach to urban policy and commercial assessment using spatial analyses based on use patterns extracted from geo-referenced social media content.
For a US Fortune 100 financial services company, we designed a software tool to translate software anomalies and hardware failures across 400,000 computer terminals into instant, easy-to-understand visual reports for decision makers.
For the United Nations, our designers created all the original charts, diagrams and data-visualizations for the Human Development Report 2014, presented at the launch in Tokyo by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.
For European multichannel bank Fineco, we designed interfaces for both internal and customer-facing web and mobile applications that help users easily access financial information, and streamline portfolio management and trading activities.
For 2 consecutive years, we provided the research support and data analysis for The European House - Ambrosetti, a leading Italian management consulting firm, at the prestigious Villa D’Este Forum in Cernobbio.
For Wired, we curated a 14-page cover story with in-depth analysis of the numbers and players of the online porn market, uncovering the patterns, interrelationships and evolution of one of the most important online industries in the world.
For a British Fortune 100 financial services company, we designed an interactive web application targeted at professional and private stakeholders to visually explore the results of a pan-European market research on investing habits.
For TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile) we designed and developed Peninsula Hotel, a web-based magazine that combines video interviews with visual data to tell the stories of talented professionals who are redefining what "Made in Italy" means.
For a healthcare startup, we conducted in-depth field research, gathering and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data on information flows from multiple hospital wards, which lead to a data-informed UX design for electronic medical records.
For Popular Science we analyzed the contents of over 12 million scholarly articles, visually investigating how rapidly various scientific disciplines advanced over the years based on an extensive network mapping of citation patterns.
We curated and produced all the content for ING Direct Italy’s online magazine Voce Arancio for 2 years, authoring original daily and weekly infographics and videos to engage the bank's prospective clients about its values.
Together with the first Italian woman astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti, we ideated, designed and developed an interactive web-experience connecting users from all over the world with her during a 6-month mission orbiting the earth on the International Space Station.

our clients

selected work

Friends in Space
Friends in Space is the first social network that extends beyond Earth. A six-month long open window to join astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti in her expedition to the ISS.
Explore on project's website
Read about it on Medium
La Lettura / Corriere della Sera
Experimental visual storytelling on the cultural supplement of Corriere della Sera.
Explore on Behance
Hi-res on Flickr in Italian / English
Buy prints on Society6
Peninsula Hotel
Peninsula Hotel tells the stories of the craftmans, designers and professionals who are re-inventing the idea of “Made in Italy”.
Explore on project's website
Explore on Behance
FastCo IBD Conference
Amazon's data comes to life in these visualizations designed for the 2014 Fast Company Innovation by Design Conference in New York.
Explore on Behance
Visualizing painters' lives
Painting stories with data on painters' lives.
Explore on Behance
Hi-res on Flickr
Buy prints on Society6
The Startup Universe / Visual.ly
An interactive visual guide to startups, founders & venture capitalists, in collaboration with Visual.ly
Explore on Visual.ly / Behance
Sleep Habits
Writers’ sleep habits and productivity, with Maria Popova and Wendy MacNaughton
Explore on Behance / brainpickings.org
Buy prints on Society6
NextAtlas
Design and development of a web analytics application for data-driven inspiration.
Explore on Behance
Coming soon on nextatlas.com
Sento
Design and development of a social media conversation monitoring web application.
Explore on Behance
Coming soon on sentoapp.com
UN Human Development Report 2014
Information design for the annual report of the United Nations Development Programme.
Explore on Behance
The launch on undp.org
*UrbanSensing
A research project on social media and the perception of cities.
Explore on the project's website
Read on The Atlantic
Pig Data / Wired Italia
A 14-page data-viz feature for the Italian edition of Wired on the numbers behind the market of online porn worldwide.
Explore on Flickr
Audubon Society 2013 Annual Report
Data driven maps and visualization on migration patterns and sightings.
Download the Report on audubon.org
Explore on Behance / Hi-res on Flickr
Factr
Design and development of a news and data aggregator that combines your own expertise and that of peers you trust.
Explore on Behance
Coming soon on factr.com
Popular Science
Visualizations of the longevity of scientific publications and the lifetimes of nuclear reactors for Popular Science.
Explore on Behance: 01 - 02
The European House - Ambrosetti
Information design for a case study report on Poste Italiane and the Digital Agenda.
Download the report on ambrosetti.eu
Explore on Behance
A slice for everyone
20 years of corruption, visualized slice by slice.
McCann World Group / Fiorucci
Explore on Behance
Bronze Lion at Cannes 2013
Docto
Research and design of a digital tool that eases access and sharing of information in the healthcare industry.
Explore on Behance
Selling at Sundance
The independent film market visualized for Bright Ideas Magazine.
Explore on Behance
Read on Indiewire
Pleens
Design and development of an app ecosystem that links people, emotions, stories and places.
Start recording your "love-ins"

team & collaborators

Founders
Team
Collaborators
Giorgia Lupi
Gabriele Rossi
Managing director Linkedin Profile
Simone Quadri
Managing director Linkedin Profile
Marco Bernardi
Information designer Linkedin Profile
Davide Ciuffi
Content manager & Analyst
Paolo Corti
Full-stack developer Linkedin Profile
Stefania Guerra
Information designer Linkedin Profile
Giovanni Magni
Information designer Linkedin Profile
Pietro Guinea Montalvo
Information designer Linkedin Profile
Giovanni Egeo Marchi
Visual designer
Alex Piacentini
Information designer Linkedin Profile
Tommaso Renzini
Information designer
Marco Vettorello
Chief technology officer Linkedin Profile
Tommaso Zennaro
Information designer
Luca Falasco
Developer intern
Mauro Bianchi
Senior full-stack developer
Tommaso Catalucci
Senior frontend developer
Piero Ciarfaglia
Senior Frontend developer
Federica Fragapane
Information designer Linkedin Profile
Michele Graffieti
Glauco Mantegari
Data scientist and analyst Linkedin Profile
Federico Mosca
Senior developer
Riccardo Paolillo
Senior mobile/iOS developer
Matteo Riva
Senior interaction developer

selected press

Articles
Books
by Liz Stinson
Brainpickings - 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
by Maria Popova
Fast Company - Nobel Prizes
by Kelsey Campbel-Dollaghan
Fast Company - Painters' Lives
by Sammy Medina
Fast Company - IBD 2014
by John Brownlee
Creative Review - IIB 2013
by Rachael Steven
by Danielle Wiener-Bronner
interview to Giorgia Lupi
interview to the team
The Atlantic - Urban Sensing
by E. Zuckerman, E. Badger
by Katie Peek
PopSci - Nuclear Reactors
by Jessie Geoffray
by Gareth Cook and Nate Silver - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014
by Steven Heller - Thames and Hudson, 2014
by Andrew Losowsky, S. Ehmann and R. Klanten - Gestalten, 2013
by Sandra Rendgen - Taschen, 2014
by James Ball and Valentina D'Efilippo - Collins, 2013
by Jaime Serra - SND, 2014
Parsons Journal for Information Mapping, Oct 2012

awards

Bronze Lion
Category - Direct
Visual Communication
Professional Notable
Gold & Studio Award
Category - Data Visualization
Bronze Medal
Category - Portfolios
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