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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Cartographers Of North Korea
Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) has made possible the expansion the mapping to previously unmapped areas, thanks to technological advancements such as Web 2.0 and satellite imagery....
Where Germany Really Is Green
The Green Party is on the road to success. In the European elections, they got a phenomenal result in Germany. But choosing Green doesn't always mean living ecologically. Less rubbish, more green...
Understanding coastal adaptation
Climate change is affecting many aspects of our world. The impact of climate change is particularly significant for our coastal regions, which will have to deal with rising sea levels as well as...
Tracking Energy Demands
Working with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) we designed and produced a highly accessible, interactive data tool that allows users to explore how US energy usage and production has changed...
The geography of black America – then and now
Almost 100 years after Carter G Woodson had the idea of Black History Month, Mona Chalabi examines the geography of black America.
Who Moves Where?
The series of posters was created for the Consumer Data Research Centre in Leeds. The focus was on advertising the centre's efforts in data visualisation through a series of giveaway posters. A...
Dead on Arrival
Since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his war on drugs a year ago, Philippine police have taken hundreds of dead bodies to hospital. Why?
Coral Graveyard: the Loss of the Coral Reef
This infographic explores the topic of coral bleaching and its environmental effects--bringing light to an issue that is less known.
The Mercator Problem
The Mercator projection map tends to be what most of us think of when pondering the world map. However, it has a major flaw, since it drastically distorts the size of objects approaching the poles....
Volume of Cash Remittances from Overseas Filipino Workers and their Preferred Pera Padala Outlet
Cebuana Lhuillier’s dominance in the field of remittance accounts to 48% of the total market share in the Philippines as compared to its competitors. • Cebuana Lhuillier – 48% • Western Union –...
Fight For The Street
This is a visual analysis of 15699 bike accidents in Hamburg, Germany from 2011 until 2016. Using data visualization it is shown who is responsible for the accidents and what causes them. In...
The Grim Scope of 2017’s California Wildfire Season is Now Clear. The Danger’s Not Over.
The wildfires that raced across California in 2017 caused historic levels of death and destruction. We examined the 2017 California wildfire season, comparing the size of the fires and examining...
Biking Copenhagen in 2014
In Copenhagen - one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world - 50% of all citizens commute by bike daily. This poster illustrates the bicycle counts in 2014 on four different streets in...
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
One Week On Waze San Francisco
I've focussed on data and the opportunities for better understanding cities in continuous movement, in this example, I’m having fun using Waze data with Python and R scripts in Power BI that...
Rivers of Plastic
I am impressed by the “Principle Rivers/Mountains/Lakes” map diagrams that were so popular in the mid 1800s and have been curious about how I might reproduce that aesthetic without etching on...
Argentine Food Map
Map of Argentina illustrating typical goods from different regions: mate tea from Entre Rios, pizza from Buenos Aires, churros with caramel from Mar del Plata, chorizo sandwich from Santiago del...
How Does Your State And Your Earnings Compare?
Across the US the amount households earn varies significantly state to state.
August 28, 2100
This map uses NASA data to visualize the estimated maximum near surface air temperature on August 28, 2100 at over a million points on the earth's surface. Users can compare the situation with...
Rome Metro Map
The project of a fantasy subway in Rome meeting the main famous buildings and monuments in more than 2700 years of history. They are 8 tematic lines about historic periods: (L1) Ancient Roman...
Sierra Nevada Global-Change Observatory Monitoring Programme
The visualization work presented here arises from the desire to synthesize and visualize in a single graphic document the multifaceted methodological structure of the Monitoring Program that the...
An interactive map of the pollution of rivers in Ukraine based on data from the State Agency of Water Resources. There are more than 400 river water control points on the map. You can view up to 16...
Unmask My City
Unmask My City is a global air pollution and health initiative engaging doctors and health professionals in actions to improve urban air quality. Shot in 10 cities in 7 countries, each place was...
We can learn a lot about a city and the everyday life of its inhabitants by looking at its mobility: spatial patterns show its zonification, modal distribution talks about socioeconomic...
Historical Maps And Chronologies Of China
The map and chronology of Chinese history take the map and chronology of Chinese history as the main information chart. We mark the major historical events and times of relevant geographical...
Viae Romanae Maiores
A visualization of the primary roads of the Roman Empire, circa 150 AD, in the style of a subway diagram. Connections between cities are emphasized at the expense of topographical accuracy. The...
Visualising waste worth £3 million
How do you draw attention to the recycling we don't do (but could)? And how can you show people the benefits? These were the questions that West Sussex County Council wanted us to show in an...
Wild animals are an indispensable part of nature and an important partner of ours. In the past hundred years, due to the continuous deterioration of the living environment of mankind and...
Poverty Levels and Floods
This project tells a story about the poverty levels and flood damages through physical visualization. This map shows the flooded residents from Tropical Storm Allison in Houston, Texas in 2001. The...
Spaceports of the World
Since the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957, 29 spaceports around the world have been used to launch satellites to orbit. This interactive map and timeline shows the cumulative launches from each...