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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Kid A Album Art
Fun with #ggplot2 and #spotifyr. Plotting danceability by track to recreate the album art for Radiohead's Kid A.
Disney's Rise to the Top of the Domestic Box Office
Analysis of Box Office trends, by Distributor, from 2011-2016. Reveals the rise of Disney and how the Star Wars and Marvel franchises helped them rise to the top of domestic box office ratings in...
11 Years of Top-Selling Book Covers, Arranged By Visual Similarity
Explore a landscape of the covers of over 5,000 books that appeared in the New York Times's "Best Selling" and "Also Selling" books lists. The covers are grouped using machine learning, allowing...
SongSim uses self-similarity matrices to visualize patterns of repetition in text. The cell at position (x, y) is filled in if the xth and yth words of the song are the same. Confused? Check out...
Bonsai, is one of the traditional Chinese fine arts. Plants and rocks comprise the basic materials for artwork that expresses natural landscape in a small basin.
How To Record Your Band
I created an explainer infographic about the recording process aimed at young musicians (age 13-18). I was a musician and played in bands throughout high school and college. The recording process...
The conventional history of art is all of great men making great paintings, and displaying their works to a predominantly male audience. Imbalance, however, brings to light the recognition and...
“垃圾”与“美好”似乎是两条永远不可能相交的平行线，作品将身边的“有色垃圾”制成颜料，并用这些特殊的“油墨”记录身边的生活。此时，垃圾不再是人们疏远的东西，它不仅得到了再生利用，更成了记录情感的伙伴。海报将每种颜色的制作流程用信息可视化的形式表现出来。（"Garbage" and "good" seem to be two parallel lines that can never be...
Roman Emperors by Year
Learning about ancient history can sometimes feel like rote memorization: old names, old dates, etc. For this visualization, I wanted to show the history of the Roman Empire in vivid color. It...
'Bachelor' Contestants Aren't Getting Younger, You're Just Getting Older
85% of women on "The Bachelor" are younger than 30, compared to 60% of men on "The Bachelorette." Insider created a series of graphics that dive into the ages of the contestants on the world's most...
Based on film budget, revenue and rating data, Film Money tells the story of the fickle relationship between business interests and public taste. Often demanding huge amounts of effort, manpower...
Academy Awards for best picture
A look at the 537 Academy Awards nominated for best picture since the award show began.
The Overseas Delivery of "The Infinite Challenge"
In this period of overseas planning, the members of "The Infinite Challenge" received applications from all over the world , and some of them are selected for distribution. This process diagram is...
Which Pasta? The ultimate data guide
This dataviz mixes ten of the most popular italian sauces with twenty of the most popular pasta shapes, creating a circular matrix of 200 different pasta recipes. Which one is the best?
Made for William Bevington’s Typography and Visual Design, this project is made up of 196 assets, each including a glass icon, a drink name, and various other data. The assets are combined to make...
Fear and Loathing In Cinema Theatre: Our Favourite Genres and Emotions In IMDB Top 250
Fear & Loathing in Cinema Theatre is based on the idea that genres — as prototypical narratives — are constructed in such a way as to evoke a characteristic viewer's emotions. The project shows...
Book Binding in China
Presented in the form of timeline: Decorative art of book in China which are classified according to different materials and forms， Binding styles of Chinese ancient books mainly include oracle...
Color palettes of the New Yorker
An analysis of the top colors used in the illustration on every issue’s cover since its debut in 1925.
The canopy bed is a bedding set for the Han nationality. Four pillars were mounted on the body. This work takes the canopy bed as the theme to carry on the infographics design. The history of...
Repatriation: An Approach For A Fairer Museum
Museums are bastions of culture, they hold artifacts from all over the world. These artifacts hold different meanings to different people and some want their artifacts repatriated. Repatriation is...
Visualising Songs Using Colour
For this project, am exploring the question ‘How Can Sound be Visualised?’ I am intrigued by how I can reveal the sounds around me into a visual form, and am experimenting with the ways I can do...
Reimagining classic fables as colorful bouquets.
Thriller Vs. Rom Com
This infographic is geared towards average moviegoers who enjoy watching movies, but may be unfamiliar with the specifics that go into their make-up (themes, sub-genres, the roles of characters,...
Billboard Music Evolution (2007 - 2017)
How different are the songs from each year? This is a data visualisation showing the evolution of Billboard's top-charting music between 2007 and 2017. This was originally a university...
Geometric Figures In Buddha Statues.
This work explores the relationship between the mathematical proportions of Buddhist images and geometric figures, allowing the public to understand the inner structure and standard paintings of...
The Musical Diversity of Pop Songs
Is there something unique about today’s hits—artists taking fewer risks and creating a narrower range of sounds?
Statistics And Forecast Of The Number Of Applicants And Admission Rate
This table lists four groups of data from 31 provinces in China, including the total number of applicants in each year, the number of applicants in each province and the rate of admission. The...
This is a data story. After ogling The Pudding’s data story on ‘Gastronomic Borders in the US’, I wondered what the food preferences of Indians look like. The following data story is an effort...
What are the most favorite pets in the world?
Fish are more popular in China than elsewhere, while the cat is the favorite domestic animal of the French.
Oil-paper umbrella is the traditional umbrella of the Chinese nation. It is made by natural hand and is the crystallization of the wisdom of ancient Chinese. With the progress of science and...