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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Slavery in the North
Data on early slavery in the American north is easily available at the county level, but the most important patterns only emerge by going back to the original 1790 publications and plotting it town...
How can we keep children from playing with death?
Why did the "game" "Blue Whale" become popular in social networks in Russia and other countries? On the basis of psychological research, I describe the causes of children and teenagers'...
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...
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...
Actionable Pathological Targets in Rheumatoid Arthritis
This interactive infographic was created to educate US-based health-care providers (HCPs) in the specific field of novel therapies for rheumatoid arthritis. Complex information was presented in a...
Every country's fastest man in one race
We plotted every country’s national record in the 100-metre dash. Hit “start the race” to find out where each country’s fastest sprinter is when Usain Bolt — the fastest man ever — reaches the...
Women's Gold Medalists - Rio 2016
Women’s Gold Medalists, Rio Olympics 2016 is a meticulously illustrated 105 page book documenting all the women who won gold medals. It provides visual information on the athletes and their...
The Numbers of Berghain
One of the things that make Berghain amazing is the great artists curation. I find myself going to Berghain's website and looking at the listings just to discover great techno and house music...
Dancing In The Dark
Dancing in the Dark provides a visual representation of every ‘10’ awarded on the television show Strictly Come Dancing, since the first show in 2004. The top score has been awarded on 589...
The Story Of Film
This visualization attempts to tell the story of film. An epic journey of innovation across 14 decades, 137 countries, and 4,070,420 films.
Fantasy or Fiction - What Works For Bollywood At the Box-Office?
The past few years have seen a steady increase in the number of multiplex screens in India. Apart from the mainstream big-budget movies, Bollywood has been evolving and producing experimental films...
Inside the Terrex military vehicle at the centre of Singapore-China storm
Nine undeclared military vehicles from Singapore were discovered in Kwai Chung container terminal following a tip-off from mainland law enforcers. “The Terrex” vehicles had taken part in routine...
How To Fix a Toilet (And Other Things We Couldn't Do Without Search)
Every year, millions come to Google to search for news and information that helps illuminate the world around them. While people often search for breaking news, the latest sports scores, or what's...
The fate of the Caliphate
This is the animated story of the rise, and the eventual fall of the self-proclaimed IS caliphate. The video was produced by the largest news organisation in the Netherlands, NOS. It came about...
How People Like You Spend Their Time
The American Time Use Survey is an ongoing program from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that asks thousands of people, as you might guess, what they did during the last 24 hours. Using the data...
Analyzing the Gender Representation of 34,476 Comic Book Characters
Female characters appear in superhero comics less often than males — but when they are included, how are they depicted?
This project is about the revival of the ancient Incan Quipu. Quipu is a recording device used by the Incas for collecting and keeping track of data. It consists of cords containing numeric and...
Uncowlify: Beef & The Environment.
This data visualisation is part of my project which is an awareness campaign on the environmental effects of food consumption, especially beef, which is one of the most inefficient forms of food....
Trump's week from hell was Facebook gold
Media companies published a record number of Trump-Russia stories last week, according to SocialFlow's study on 300+ news publishers on Facebook. The number of people who actually saw those stories...
How the average adult spends days
There were some graphics going around that showed the total amount of time spent during an average person’s lifetime doing things. The numbers were pretty rough though. For example, to calculate...
The 10 Ages of Migration
There was an estimated 2.85 million residents moving between local authorities in England and Wales between July 2014 and June 2015 according to data from ONS. The maps show the net flow per 1,000...
Undressed: What's the deal with the age gap in relationships?
In college I studied Computer Science and forgot how to talk to women. There just weren’t any of them, anywhere (or if there were, they were in hiding). As the only straight woman within reach, I...
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...
Instead of Brexit
The Brexit divorce bill is estimated to be £66 billion. Instead, let’s buy every working person in the UK a burrito for lunch every day for a year.
Bloomberg Brexit Barometer
Can a metaphor with animated weather icons track the economic well-being of the United Kingdom and show the impact of Brexit over time? Here is our attempt at adding a little levity to an important...
The Internet of Things in Four Fruits
What is the current landscape of Internet of Things (IOT) connected devices? Sachs assessed the IOT listings on IOT.com and surveyed a national sample to find out. Taking inspiration from tropical...
Conflict urbanism: Columbia
A random sample of 200,000 victims of the conflict
These days in baseball, every batter is trying to find an angle
With increasingly sophisticated data available, major league hitters are focusing on getting the ball in the air.
Items of Interest
Every day we use social media to share with the world everything from the inane to our innermost thoughts. But could this digital footprint be misinterpreted as something more sinister? Can the use...
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...