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Information is Beautiful Awards 2018: The Winners

Let's raise a glass to dataviz that pushes boundaries, illuminates truth, and celebrates beauty. Thank you to everyone who joined us on the Information is Beautiful Awards journey this year - now see which entries took home trophies at tonight's spectacular ceremony.

 

Arts, Entertainment & Culture

 

GOLD WINNER: Frames of Mind by Alberto Lucas López for National Geographic

SILVER WINNER: Coins - A Journey Through a Rich Cultural Collection by University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

BRONZE WINNER: Quartetto Sincronie performing Beethoven op. 74 num. 10 by Angela Testa, Manlio Massimetti & Prof. Elena Ippoliti - Università degli studi di Roma “La Sapienza”

 

Leisure, Games & Sport


GOLD WINNER: Reimagine the Game by Signal Noise

SILVER WINNER: 20 Years 20 Titles by SRF Data

BRONZE WINNER: A Night Under the Stars by Jordan Vincent

 

Maps, Places & Spaces



GOLD WINNER: Here’s How America Uses Its Land by Dave Merrill & Lauren Leatherby at Bloomberg LP

SILVER WINNER: Italia: The Airship Crash Chronicle by TASS Russian News Agency

BRONZE WINNER: Streetscapes - Mozart, Marx & A Dictator by Zeit Online

 

People, Language & Identity



GOLD WINNER: Simulated Dendrochronology of U.S. Immigration 1790-2016 by Pedro M Cruz & team with Northeastern University & National Geographic

SILVER WINNER: What 1.2m parliamentary speeches can teach us about gender representation by Durand D’souza with The Pudding & 50:50 Parliament

JOINT BRONZE: Casting Shakespeare by Eric Lin

JOINT BRONZE: Women's Pockets Are Inferior by Jan Diehm & Amber Thomas at The Pudding

 

Politics & Global


GOLD WINNER: Bussed Out: How America Moves its Homeless by Nadieh Bremer & Shirley Wu with The Guardian

SILVER WINNER: The Myth of the Criminal Immigrant by Anna Flagg

BRONZE WINNER: Elected Leaders are Making the World Less Democratic by Lauren Leatherby & Mira Rojanasakul at Bloomberg
 

Science & Technology


GOLD WINNER: What Happens to the Plastic We throw Out by Brian T. Jacobs, Jason Treat & Kennedy Elliott with National Geographic

SILVER WINNER: Dynamic Planet Interactive Scientific Poster by Science Communication Lab

BRONZE WINNER: Artificial Senses by Kim Albrecht with MetaLAB Harvard

 

Unusual


GOLD WINNER: MULTIPLICITY by Moritz Stefaner, Dominikus Baur & Christian Laesser

SILVER WINNER: DayDohViz by Amy Cesal

BRONZE WINNER: The Long Run by Will Stahl-Timmins & team for The BMJ
 

Humanitarian



GOLD WINNER: Life in the Camps by Weiyi Cai, Simon Scarr, Darren Schuettler for Reuters

SILVER WINNER: Rape in India by Aditya Jain

BRONZE WINNER: Mass Exodus by Weiyi Cai, Christian Inton, Simon Scarr, Jin Wu & Karishma Singh for Reuters
 

Visualization & Information Design


GOLD WINNER: Kepler.gl by Shan He & team

SILVER WINNER: Chartable. A Blog by Datawrapper.

BRONZE WINNER: From Data to Viz by Yan Holtz & Conor Healy

 

Breaking News

 

GOLD WINNER: How the Thai Cave Rescue Mission Unfolded by South China Morning Post

SILVER WINNER: What Lies in Irma's Path by FiveThirtyEight

BRONZE WINNER: Trump's Trade War by Manuel Bortoletti

 

Student

 

JOINT WINNER: 30° by Stephan Schakulat, Mathias Foot, Janna Nikoleit & Franziska Rast

JOINT WINNER: Shifting Gears: Visualizing Cycle Rides by Hardik Chandrahas

 

Most Beautiful

Simulated Dendrochronology of U.S. Immigration 1790-2016 by Pedro M Cruz & team with Northeastern University & National Geographic

 

Non-English Language

 

Satellites: 60 Years in Orbit by Rossiya Segodnya
 

Community Vote

 

Historia de Zainab by Visualizar
 

Impressive Individual

 

Lena Groeger: What Happened to all the jobs Trump promised? - alongside a large body of work for ProPublica and other publications. 

 

Rising Star

 

Roni Levit with Physical Diagram - Interventions In Public Space

 

Outstanding Outfit

Reuters Graphics Team, for entries including Mass Exodus

 

Many thanks to everyone who entered their outstanding work, our marvelous judging panel, the voting public, and our sponsor Kantar.

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