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The Air We Breathe (around London's health centres)
This interactive map shows that central London is blanketed in air pollution that is above legal limits. The visualisation is based on new data from King's College London, combining air pollution...
VizEx / Text Differences Explorations
This interactive visualization shows you the differences based on the frequency and contextual relationship between two query words within the same dataset – this visualisation is especially useful...
People, Language & Identity
America’s most common Christmas-related injuries, in charts
Every year, many Americans go to great lengths to get into the Christmas spirit. They carry trees into their homes, climb up onto various objects to hang strings of lights, and spend hours...
Hybris debris - What Humankind Leaves Behind
This artefact represents the impact that humanity has had in space around Earth. Each piece of tinfoil represents 10 debris pieces generated by man in the Earth’s Low Orbit, for a total of 13...
This is a visualization and auralization of real-time global tweets mentioning 'Music'. People around the world love music, love to listen to music, and love to discuss music. What does it sound...
Bioregionalism is an attempt to align personal identity with natural regions rather than arbitrary political boundaries. But most bioregionalist mapping still relies on the familiar conventions of...
A Map of Every City.
The 'Map of Every City' is a study of history, the urban fabric, personal experience and gentrification applied to the medium of a traditional city street map. Through its universality, it...
Mapping America’s Taste in Oscar Films
How does America watch movies? Do coastal audiences prefer action films? Do movie-goers in the south opt for films that mirror their experiences? We’ve mapped US movie tastes for this year’s Oscars...
Hip-Hop Is Turning On Donald Trump
We looked through decades of rap lyrics and categorized every mention of Donald Trump and other presidential candidates, and presented the results with graphics, sound and an interactive database.
Medieval fantasy city generator
This application generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size. The generation method is rather arbitrary, the goal is to produce a nice looking map, not an accurate model of a city....
The Invisible Forest
Imagine if trees gave off Wi-Fi signals. The map is an experiment in visual representation with a poetic, rhetorical dimension. How would the city landscape change if there was a tree planted for...
Wagner's Bayreuther Opera Festival
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) asked me to create visualizations for a multiple-paged special on the Bayreuther Festspiele, an opera festival founded by Wagner. The graphs show some...
The Spells of Harry Potter
This pop culture visualization explores all spells used in the 7 Harry Potter books. Hovering over a spell reveals the spell's context and other details.
The parallels between the Russia investigation and Watergate
Russian interference in the presidential election and the investigation into alleged collusion with the Trump campaign has drawn comparisons to Watergate, with the appointment of an independent...
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
A Matter of Time
“A Matter of Time” takes a comprehensive look at the nature of long prison terms in the U.S. – how time served in state prisons has grown in recent years, who is serving the longest prison terms,...
Fatal Bear and Wolf Attacks in Norway
Makr Shakr by Data
Please note that this preview image is cropped from a much larger work. Please click the link below to see it in full. This visualization explores cocktail drinking habits during a cruise...
How do the richest countries perform in the Paralympic Games?
To wrap up our coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio we have one final chart to share that compares the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the top 30 countries on the 2016 Paralympic Games...
Insects: the little things that run our city
Insect biodiversity in the City of Melbourne
Speedy bone healing
I had a 5-month-old baby when my husband broke his arm. Suddenly he couldn’t pick up our son, rock him to sleep or even change a dirty nappy. Let’s say that I was pretty motivated to help him heal...
100 Days of Summer - Plants in Finland
The summer in Finland is too short for many plants to grow. Summer months in Nordic countries only last for about 3 months, approximately 100 days. Inspired by the book by Neil Fletcher, I wanted...
There's Big Money to be Made in Asteroid Mining
If humans were ever able to get their hands on just one asteroid, it would be a game-changer. That’s because the value of many asteroids are measured in the quintillions of dollars, which makes...
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...
Oil and Gold
Going back as far as 1983, the prices of two key commodities, oil and gold, have often moved in close correlation with one another, even as the Consumer Price Index rose steadily. However, in the...
A Visual History of Formula 1
This project aimed to visualise the key elements of the global sport of Formula 1. It focuses on the drivers and cars in F1's 67 year history with attention also given to the ever-changing engines,...
Global Modern Slavery 2016
Slavery is a term that many don’t associate with modern times; however 45.8 million people are estimated to be living in slavery today. The chart below shows their distribution worldwide and the...
The Wall: A Threat to the Environment
The effects of building a massive concrete wall range from increased emissions to expensive and potentially damaging climate impacts. This infographic was designed to raise awareness of this...
Japan - Facts & Curiosities
Japan is truly unique, a country where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most natural thing in the world. By interacting with this visualisation you will embark on a...
The Cley Square
A visualisation of the birds sighted in north Norfolk nature reserves.