Artist Gustavo Sousa used the Olympic rings as data indicators for statistics like obesity, homicides, and number of billionaires. Each ring represents a continent, and the larger the ring, the larger the value. Simple and an interesting metaphor shift.
Olympic rings as data symbols
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Percentage of People Who Married, Given Your Age
Or, given your age, the percentage of fish left in the sea. Here’s a chart.
Relationship Status Geography
Some places attract young singles, whereas others attract married couples and families. I was curious how this varied across the country, so I mapped it.
3-D-Printed Time Series Plates
After seeing a 1950s physical visualization, I wondered if I could follow a similar process using modern techniques.