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Taohuawu New Year Pictures (桃花坞年画)
Taohuawu New Year pictures are the folk wooden New Year pictures in jiangnan area of China. Taohuawu New Year paintings originated from the woodblock printing technology in the song dynasty and...
The One With The Data
This series of infographics was born from my growing obsession with data visualisation and my longtime love for the show Friends. I’ve been a fan of the TV series since I was old enough to watch...
The Shape of Shakespeare's Sonnets
All 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets were run through sentiment analysis to produce word and overall line sentiment (positive, negative, neutral). This was then visualized in large interactive format...
Color Trends In Automotive 1910 - 2019
From fashion statement to convenience product: the evolution of car paints from 1910 - 2019. Datavisualiation based on 13 million car registrations, published in het Financieele Dagblad, The...
Fast Food Nation
Check out the trends in Fast Food over the last 6 years. Data from QSR.
The Great Olivier
The world famous Russian salad has a different name and a century long history in Russia, where it was invented by renowned french chef. This feature cherishes the favorite staple of national...
Film or Digital? Breaking Down Hollywood's Choice of Shooting Medium
In 2017, there are still directors who shoot on film (sometimes exclusively). Others use both film and digital when it serves a purpose. In this project, I explore the filmmaker's choices. When we...
Anthony Bourdain: Travels and Tribulations
A tribute to Anthony Bourdain, this work visualizes all the places that Bourdain visited and shared with the world through his television shows---A Cook's Tour, No Reservations, The Layover, and...
Tibetan Opera is called "Gillam", which means "fairy sister". According to legend, Tibetan opera was first performed by seven sisters, and the contents of the opera were mostly myths and stories in...
The Structure of Stand-Up Comedy
The genius of Ali Wong’s Netflix special.
10 Minute Man. Data Memento
Christopher Nolan`s Thriller Memento deals with a man who suffers from a short-term memory loss, an alleged murder and the nature of the crime. Furthermore the component of vengeance is addressed....
The World In Tune
A data visualization of how the world can be rearranged to national music preferences identified through Spotify. Spotify currently has 232 million active users a month and hosts over 50 million...
Every Color Of Every Lightsaber In ‘Star Wars,’ In One Chart
We pulled the color of every lightsaber described in “Star Wars” from Wookieepedia. That comes out to 132 unique lightsabers with a known blade color, including the Darksaber. With those 132 unique...
Free Willy and Flipper by the Numbers
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
Infogothic: An Unauthorised Graphic Guide To Hammer Horror
Released by Telos Publications late last year, 'Infogothic: An Unauthorised Graphic Guide to Hammer Horror' is my first book, analysing the horror films from Britain's Hammer Films. Rather than...
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 visualization explores a Spotify playlist of 60 songs from another point view, through a visual analysis of the singers and bands behind their music. The idea arises from a personal...
Time For Heroes
A Map of Mid-00s Indie Band Influence.
A visual compendium of the Marvel universe showing each character and their history with the franchise. Since the series kicked off in 2008, the Marvel films have become a part of culture...
Total American Pets
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...
One of the strongest Korean trends is K-Pop. This visualizes the K-Pop industry, giving a bird's-eye view of the top four agencies and their artists. YouTube data shows their emotions and...
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.
David Bowie's 50-year Creative Output at a Glance
As the last songs Bowie recorded are released as part of an album accompanying the Lazarus stage show, we look into the extraordinary breadth and depth of his creative endeavours in music, film and...
A Closer Look At Changing Restrictions On Religion
For a decade, the Pew Research Center has rigorously tracked restrictions on religion around the world — both those imposed by governments, as well as hostilities committed by individuals and...
Interactive Elvis Presley Jukebox
The 'interactive Elvis Presley Jukebox' is a visual analysis of the tempo of close to 400 Elvis Presley songs. Each facial grid is a song. A brighter blue indicates a faster tempo & a lighter...
The Magic is Everywhere
Patterns in Fantasy book titles Fantasy books are a wonderful genre within literature. With their brick sized formats and series spanning a dozen books or more, many amazing worlds, very different...
"Guqin" as a representative work of human oral and intangible heritage, has a long history. My works show the characteristics of Guqin from its basic structure, types, flow, fingering, vocal...
The Discworld, Visualised
A timeline of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, and which books each of the most popular characters appears in.