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Visualization & Information Design
Guns on the Move
The extent to which guns from states that are better for gun owners are used in crimes in states less friendly to gun owners is a topic of much study. We explore the same question visually using...
The Music Chronicles
We have a created a platform featuring 50 years of Billboard US Top 100 (1965-2015) showcasing 50 years, 5000 songs, 2500 artists and 5 emotions.
Shiftworkers by the Numbers
A data story that leverages video, quotes, and an array of data visualizations to share what it's like to be one of the roughly 25 million shiftworkers in the U.S. - that is, individuals who from...
Rain in Seattle
A data visualization created with 25,000+ consecutive days of Seattle weather data. The top section shows rainfall in inches broken down by month and year.
Visualizations And Storytelling In Housing
A series of visualizations and experimental tools around housing at a granular level.
Mapping Crows at a Public Square
Mapping the movement of Crows - Mapping Municipal Market, Ahmedabad Located adjoining one of the busiest streets of the city of Ahmedabad, the municipal market hosts a lot of visitors every day....
Past Is Prologue in the Race for Olympic Gold
Historical data and timeline of countries and how they perform in all Olympics.
Concrete and Coral: Tracking Expansion in the South China Sea
Exclusive data and satellite imagery shows the pace of construction on reefs and reclaimed land in the Spratly and Paracel Islands. U.S. military officials now say China’s military bases on the...
History of Cheburashka
Timeline of the history of an iconic character of Russian classic cartoon Cheburashka. He is an "animal unknown to science", with large monkey-like ears. First appeared in 1966 book and 1969 film,...
How Will Automation Affect Different U.S. Cities and Professions?
New research shows how automation will affect American cities and professions. The researchers calculated the average likelihood that a job will be automated in the coming decades, and then...
The date of origin for (almost) every international border
MH370 - The Aircraft That Went Missing
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was a scheduled international passenger flight that disappeared on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. It last made voice contact less than an hour...
Most Female And Male Occupations Since 1950
The shifting majorities of the sexes in the workplace.
Information visualization for La Lettura, Il Corriere della Sera Date of publication: 29|04|18 The visualization shows an overview of the cryptocurrencies market in April 2018. It relates...
The European Union in crisis for 63,691 migrants
This data visualization shows the true numbers of a false migrant emergency in Europe. Designed for La Repubblica for the "highlight" section (called Primo piano), the first pages of the...
HEROINE - Gender Differences in Mobile Gaming
Gaming has traditionally been considered a male-dominated pastime. With this work, we aim to shatter this misconception and present beautiful, visual evidence that women are a highly valuable...
Information can be beautiful... why not stunningly beautiful? I wanted to mesmerise and captivate hearts as well as minds, inviting people to watch and interact and uncover - and trying to breathe...
This map shows the thermal divide between east and west
In the first week of 2018, a record-setting deep freeze has forced temperatures in some places on the east coast nearly 20-degrees lower than average. Meanwhile, parts of California and the...
What Does the US Income Distribution Look Like if 1 pixel = $1?
This scroller piece invites users not just to see but also to feel the severity of income inequality in the US. With 1 pixel representing 1 dollar, the amount of scrolling required to earn what the...
Finding an Oasis in Space
Water is ever present on Earth and vital to life as we know it. Within our solar system water can be found on other worlds and will be essential for future attempts at expansion. This...
How the Sanchi's Oil Could Spread
On Jan. 14, the Iranian tanker Sanchi sank in the worst oil shipping disaster in decades, killing all 32 crew onboard. Water contaminated by the cargo of toxic condensate oil and the ship’s fuel...
VisualizeIt - L'Italia Attraverso I Dati
Every second Monday we present a thematic map on the peninsula and its regions. We cover the economy, society, sport, curiosities and much more.
What is the Pizza Capital of the US?
When it comes to restaurants, every US city has a unique identity. Austin, TX is renowned for its BBQ. New York City is densely packed with pizza-by-the-slice. San Francisco and LA compete on...
Operation Black Buck
A visual documentation of Operation Black Buck - one of the riskiest yet most ambitious missions the RAF has ever carried out. This print visualises the complex dance of the multiple air-to-air...
2017 Police Violence Report
Comprehensive review of over 1,100 killings by police in 2017.
Uncomfortable Questions Concerning Space And Time
We feel awkward when we see empty space. Even if we wanted to, we can’t fill the space below because only one female athletics world record has been broken in the last 28 years in 9 events...
Every Nobel laureate by country, prize and academic affiliation.
Death and Destruction in Lombok
Chaos and destruction were evident across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck in August. It was the second powerful quake to hit the island in a week,...
The Wide Reach Of Arts Funding In Maryland
A student project. A 16 foot wide data art installation, to be shown at Maryland Arts Day (the largest annual gathering of arts professionals in Maryland, where they have a chance to connect with...
How many people died in Russia as a result of an accident in the last year?
Visualisation of Russian traffic deaths.