Category Archives: Inspiration

DataVis Inspiration

Above is Jer Thorp’s print visualization of the NY Times data, the occurrences of the words hope and crisis. I think it creates a very beautiful print piece. What is also interesting to me is that although it is printed, it was … Continue reading

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Inspiration

A beautiful visualization about last.fm tastes over periods of time. Processing was used to create this printed poster. More about the project here : http://www.leebyron.com/what/lastfm/ —— Not extremely beautiful at a first glance, but I like the way you can … Continue reading

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Inspiration

The Virtual Water Project An infographic showing how much freshwater is used to produce these products.  I really like the simple design and the use of the water droplets to show amount as well as the silhouette icons used for … Continue reading

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Inspirations

PRINT The size of Federal Debt by Nigel holmes Nigel Holmes does a lot of info graphics for journalism, helping to explain some issues that some people sometimes have a hard time to understand. What I like in his graphics … Continue reading

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Tuneglue

Tuneglue is a music visualization service.  You type an artist or band, a circle pops up, click on the circle for more options, “expand” will bring up other related artists, and just keep expanding as you wish… Again, another simple … Continue reading

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Motion Media

I found this visualization on motion graphics: I’ve been focusing on the medium since starting this program and really like the  simplicity in the diagram.  Though its not so easy to find the balance(s) that are represented in the “cross … Continue reading

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Eric Fischer

Eric Fischer has been doing some of my favorite visualizations for some years now, in his signature style. Eric Fischer His most recent one maps Race and Ethnicity in NYC. Some of his older maps map out where people take … Continue reading

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I Want You to Want Me

I saw this data visualization / interface at the Moma a few months ago. It picks up data from online dating sites and builds a beautiful, interactive piece by visualizing the data using balloons. It’s highly interactive and fun to … Continue reading

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Flights over North America, by Aaron Koblin

This is only one example of Aaron’s amazing work! This particular dataviz maps the air traffic above North America. Done in procesing, you can see more version on his site While the actual data might not be obvious nor readable, it … Continue reading

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Lisbon traffic visualized by Pedro M. Cruz

▶ One month (October 2009) of traffic information (1534 vehicles) is condensed in a 24h day. The red dots represent traffic slow down – the bigger, the slower. I love this guy’s work! It’s alive! There is more of his … Continue reading

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