Data Art

Finding the beauty in numbers.

Flickr Tags and Pictures as a Universe – Tag Galaxy

Steven Wood‘s thesis project, Tag Galaxy is a beautiful piece of work to…

Love, Hate, Think, Believe, Feel and Wish on Twitter

Inspired by Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar’s We Feel Fine, and using data…

Personal Transactions as a Network Graph Over Time

Transactions Graph, by Burak Arikan, is a piece placing personal transactions in network…

Regularities and Patterns Within a Literary Space

Stefanie Posavec, maps literary works at the Sheffield Galleries On the Map exhibit.…

A Little Bit of Design Goes a Long Way With Infographics

If I’ve learned anything about designing information graphics, it’s that attention to detail…

Interact With the Atlas of Electromagnetic Space

Jose Luis Vicente and Irma Vilà, in collaboration with Bestiario, have created…

A World of Information in Data-driven Art – Not Your Grandma’s Dashboard

Wired Magazine recently did a feature on data-driven art. The above image is…

4 Data Visualizations That Inspired Me to Learn More

There was a time I didn't really know what I wanted to do, but since I saw these data visualization pieces, I haven't looked back.

Hope Floats in Online Dating – I Want You to Want Me By Harris and Kamvar

Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar collaborated again in their featured piece at New…

Spamology From Visualizar is Available for Exploration

This spam visualization, by Irad Lee, was one of favorite projects at Visualizar.

Visualization of Smiling Faces – Microsoft Live / Operation Smile

Think lots and lots of happy thoughts.

A Primer on Information and Data Visualization

There's a nice data visualization 101-type post over at We Make Money Not Art.

Sit Back and Relax with Casual Information Visualization

Zachary Pousman et al. write in their paper Casual Information Visualization: Depictions of…

Man Takes a Picture of Himself Every Day for 6 Years

Noah Kalina took a picture of himself every day for six years (and…

News Flowing Through Moveable Type at The New York Times Building

Every day during the summer I walked past “Moveable Type” in The New…

How Do You Visualize Time in a Drawing?

Icastic has a fun (and growing) collection of (currently) 247 hand-drawings from contributors…

Showing Large Numbers to Scale

Chris Jordan’s series, Running the Numbers: An American Portrait, just opened this weekend…

Visualization of Taste Explosions from Ratatouille

By now, I’m sure everyone has heard of Pixar’s most recent movie, Ratatouille.…