Data Art

Finding the beauty in numbers.

I am a book. I am a portal to the universe.

Stefanie Posavec and Miriam Quick have a new book out called I am…

Elevation data molded in the base of a pint glass

North Drinkware molded Half Dome in the bottom of a hand-blown pint glass…

Disappearing animals as a matrix of dots

Reddit user WhiteCheeks used dot density to show population counts of various animals.…

Stock market mountains

After seeing stoxart, I was reminded of Michael Najjar’s project High Altitude from…

Stock market charts turned into illustrated landscapes

stoxart is a project by Gladys where she turns stock market charts to…

Using a slime mold simulation for generative art

Slime mold are single-celled organisms that can work together to form multicellular structures.…

A million dollars vs. a billion visualized with a road trip

A million dollars. A billion dollars. The latter is 1,000 times more than…

Data visualization wallpaper

As a 100-day project, Alli Torban has been imagining what a data visualization…

Meandering procedural river maps

Robert Hodgin built a procedural system he calls Meander to generate the beauty…

Global warming color stripes, as decorative conversation starter

Ed Hawkins, who you might recognize from charts such as spiraling global temperature…

Climate change displayed, with shower tiles

Based on a chart by Ed Hawkins, the shower wall of Gretchen Goldman…

Social distancing demonstrated with balls and mousetraps

The Ohio Department of Health released this video to show the advantages of…

Now pull

A comic by Marcos Balfag√≥n attaches action to the curve.…

Blanket visualizes daily high and low temperatures

Reddit user quantum-kate used daily high and low temperatures in Denver in 1992…

Faking traffic on Google Maps with a wagon of 99 smartphones

Google Maps incorporates data from smartphones to estimate traffic in any given location.…

Flow Fields, a generative art tool

Flow Fields, a generative art tool by Michael Freeman, lets you adjust various…

Haikus generated based on your map location and OpenStreetMap data

Satellite Studio made a map thing that generates haikus based on OpenStreetMap data…

Traveling Salesman art

Robert Bosch likes to use the Traveling Salesman Problem to draw famous portraits…