Bed Sizes Around the World
When you book a hotel in the United States, you know what size bed you’re going to get, based on the description. But when you travel to other countries, the bed size in the place you visit is often different from what you’re used to, despite having a description as such.
In some places, a king bed is actually smaller than a queen bed here, or a twin/single bed might seem more like a double.
Wikipedia has a non-comprehensive list of bed sizes in different parts of the world. Here’s a visual look at the variations.
Roll your own rectangular-shaped charts.
Become a member. Learn to visualize data. From beginner to advanced.Join Today
This is for people interested in the process of creating, designing, and exploring data graphics. Your support goes directly to FlowingData, an independently run site.
What You Get
- Instant access to tutorials on how to make and design data graphics
- Source code and files to use with your own data
- In-depth courses on visualization in R
- Hand-picked links and resources from around the web
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2017
It was a rough year, which brought about a lot of good work. Here are my favorite data visualization projects of the year.
Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data
Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways
“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?