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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
The Blue Lagoon Recipe
Data design created with the blue lagoon ingredients. A successful cocktail is a matter of proportions. Yes but which ones? Here is the visual recipe of the famous Blue Lagoon. A diamond of color...
Same Stats, Different Graphs
Datasets which have the same statistical properties, yet produce dissimilar graphs, are an effective tool to demonstrate the importance of visualizing your data. Anscombe’s Quartet is the famous...
Stolen Memory (Memoria Robada) is a multimedia, data-driven investigation about the cultural heritage trafficking in the country. This investigation was part of a transnational project in five...
Forma Fluens (Latin: Flowing Form) reveals an overlapping collection of drawings generated by over 100,000 authors in "Quick, Draw!" game. Each image is slightly different. ”Every eye sees...
Data-Driven Guides: Supporting Expressive Design for Information Graphics
We present Data-Driven Guides, a technique for designing expressive data graphics. Instead of being confined by predefined templates or marks, designers can generate guides from data and use the...
A World of Drugs
Artwork for Visual Data, the column on "La Lettura", the cultural supplement of "Corriere Della Sera". The visualization shows the retail price of 8 drugs analyzed by UNODC (United Nations Office...
Thousands of bird sounds visualized using machine learning.
Data Sketches in Twelve Installments
Data sketches is a ±yearlong collaboration in 12 instalments. On average taking a month per project, Nadieh & Shirley create an extensive data visualization of a different topic and write about...
What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score?
What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score under the US system? Answer: Your credit reports and your credit scores are two different things. A credit report is a statement...
How Common is Your Birthday?
It’s baby season in America, with September the busiest month for births on average in the last two decades. So it seemed like the right time to remix this blog’s most-popular post: How Common is...
Bad Air Days
Bad Air Days presents the 100 most delayed flight routes from UK airports over a 12 month period (April 2016 to May 2017). The graphic breaks the top 100 down by the origin and destination of the...
Re-Visualisations of Images by Smart Knowledge Engine
Paintings and other images become a '3D movable object' with more depth, detail and structure in 'True Colour 3D'. User controls can vary lighting and other effects of appearance. Images were...
Disc vs. Drum Brakes
A cross section diagram comparing disc brakes with drum brakes.
Bread and Money! The Russian economy on the eve of the revolution
Part of a twelve-strong interactive series, this project commemorates 100 years since the Russian October Revolution. This unorthodox Minecraft-styled infographic handles the basics of an economic...
King James Vs COBE
The King James Bible, and how it appears using the same color-scale as the historic COBE map of the cosmic microwave background that famously showed the afterglow from the big bang. (Blue=negative...
Diamonds are Forever
The artwork shows in the first inner circumference the five most expensive diamonds in the world, in the middle the ten largest rough diamonds, and in the outer the number of deposits by country
Living with Fire
For plant species native to California, forest fires are an expected part of the natural environment. Many of these species have unique adaptations to withstand fire - and some even depend on fire...
Places I've been to
The visualization is a self-exploration study. This is how I prepared myself to travel to the multiple destinations that are mapped, according to my browser history. Each ring represents a website...
Urban Data Patterns
The project "Urban Data Patterns" is at the intersection between Visual Design and Data Science and it's goal is to develop independent concepts for visualising large data sets. The data used in...
Los momentos del vino (The wine moments)
This infographic shows a report of white wine and another one of red wine. It is published in a digital newspaper of tourism, leisure and gastronomy. Each report explains what there is to know...
The Nuremberg trials prosecuted the leaders of Nazi Germany but did not necessarily end their lives. 70 years after the "the greatest trial in history" was concluded, we trace the life stories of...
Fingers Of Time
Fingers Of Time is a representation of time data. Initially developed as part of a collection of watchfaces for the Pebble smartwatch and launched on Kickstarter. It visualizes time by breaking the...
Mission No. 91
Mission No. 91 is an attempt to portray the scale of the effort and sacrifice of the men who flew long, dangerous bomber missions in World War II. The 91st mission of the VIII Bomber Command was...
Customer value: Medium
What does Google know about me? What data does my bank save about me? In my final Graphic Design BA thesis I want to show how much and what data is collected from different corporations, like the...
Where is the letter?
We made a small analysis of how often and in what part of a word each letter of the Russian alphabet appears in the language as a whole. This graph shows the relative distribution of each letter,...
Giving up time as a parent
One of the challenges of parenting is that you have to spend a lot of what was once your own time caring for your kids. This time must be taken from an existing activity. After all, there is a...
The DataPhys Project
A project that communicates information in a beautiful and unusual way. Using simple features, Evandro Damião a data intelligence professional from Brazil creates a project that allows even...
100 Data Stories
A small visual exploration of the episodes and guests of the Data Stories podcast by Christian Laesser. You find the podcast of Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner at datastori.es. You can make your...
Flourish is a next-generation platform for data visualisation and storytelling. It allows anyone to quickly produce world-class interactive graphics and stories from their data using an...
PhillyRow: Anatomy of a Rowhouse
This infographic series is the result of a collaboration of faculty and students at Tyler School of Art. Under the guidance of the faculty partners of PhillyRow, students conducted field work to...