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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Cairn aims at understanding the variety of practices in third spaces. It explores alternatives to questionnaires and other traditional evaluation techniques by stressing aesthetic, affective and...
NBC Annual Report
The design of this annual report was driven by the NBCUniversal mission statement. The language discusses delivering a large and varied spectrum of content. The theme "Spectrum of Tomorrow" was...
How China Is Flouting WHO’s Plain Packaging Guidelines?
This is a mobile friendly data visualization project produced for the World’s No-Tobacco Day. 11670 items were scraped from the world cigarette website, including package image and fundamental...
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...
Dimensions Guide Database
Dimensions.Guide is a comprehensive reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of the everyday objects and spaces that make up our world.
Making The University Of Miami School Of Architecture
This poster shows the "genealogy" of past and current faculty at the University of Miami, based on Gilda Santana's research: where faculty went to school, their research focus, and their time at...
Knock on Wood
Knock on wood is a reflection on the difference between living and lasting. Accepting the ephemeral and delicate nature of life, and considering death, is nothing more than clarifying what is...
Open Data Cam
Open Data Cam' is a tool that helps to quantify the world. With computer vision 'Open Data Cam' understands and quantifies what it sees. The simple DIY setup allows everybody to become an urban...
It's Carb Country
Italy is the world leader in pasta production, producing more than 3,000,000 tons every year. We are the most caloric country, indeed. What if pasta calories were converted in kilowatt per hour?...
Exoflags is a system that generates flags for newly discovered planets by using data collected about them. To date, NASA and Caltech’s exoplanet archive contains data on 4,044 confirmed planets...
Visualising Conversations With Siri
I was interested in visually exploring the communication between people and machines. I went about this by recording conversations between myself and Siri and then used the sound data from these...
Stats Against the Odds
»Stats Against the Odds« is a declaration of love through data. It is a handmade book visualizing specific facts about a (very) long distance relationship, and thus telling its story. Some...
The Year in Language
From selfie to wavy, everyday people turn to Google Search to learn definitions, ask questions, and find information. When we add up each of these moments and searches, we see interesting changes...
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...
Many Oslo bus stops have a screen that shows when buses will arrive. Using this visual language, we created a live projection that pulls accurate arrival times from the service’s API, and replaces...
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...
The Room Of Change - Broken Nature
Commissioned for the XXII Milan Design Triennale by MoMA’s Paola Antonelli, “The Room of Change” is a 30-meters-long hand-crafted data-tapestry illustrating how multiple aspects of our environment...
The Wonderwall: Digital Generative Content Installation At Intel HQ
Intel asked us to devise a permanent experiential digital installation in the lobby of its headquarters at Robert Noyce Building in California. Enter The Wonderwall. Designed with living data at...
Vector-izing your text input and creating a text map/vizualisation/digital signature of that text, each map being distinct, gives birth to a pattern which is unique for that text.
This project takes, as its starting point, the Sustainable Development Goals. The UN highlights how ‘The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable...
A Special Resume
I am currently a student in National Univeristy of Singapore, and I am going to graduate atfer 1 year. I will need to find job. So I make a resume for myself in a different way, not like the...
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...
Besides Making You Old, FaceApp Makes Black People Look White
For this story, we colleced a portrait picture of famous black people and repeatedly applied the aging filter available in FaceApp, a popular smartphone app that changes the look of users’ photos....
Visualising Financial Market Contagion
On the ten year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, how do we visualise financial markets contagion? It may seem an abstract question but abstract financial ideas cratered the world...
The French who do not know how to swim
Visualization of the proportion of French people who don't know how to swim (21%). Infographic from "The French" collection by Vite Vu Bien Vu.
Climate Change Cross Stitch
Each row of this cross stitch represents the average temperature for that year. It starts from 1880 (top row) to 2017 (bottom row). White is the average temperatures of the years 1900 to 2000. The...