Visualization

Showing the stories in data through statistics, design, aesthetics, and code.

Food recipe cards to preserve family’s culture

In an effort to preserve part of her family’s culture, Jane Zhang designed…

Minute-by-minute timeline for what happened at the Capitol

The New York Times outlined the minutes from the speech leading to the…

What is a particle?

Natalie Wolchover for Quanta Magazine asked several physicists what a particle is. She…

Map of the voting in Georgia, the runoff vs. the general election

For NYT’s The Upshot, Nate Cohn explains how Warnock and Ossoff won Georgia.…

How the mob broke into the U.S. Capitol

The Washington Post pieced together video footage from multiple sources for a timeline…

How the Census translates to power, a cat comic

State population dictates the number of seats in the House of Representatives, so…

Pollution exposure plotted, a comparison between two kids’ day

The New York Times measured pollution exposure during the day for two kids…

Mapping disappearing beaches in Hawaii

Ash Ngu for ProPublica and Sophie Cocke for Honolulu Star-Advertiser show the harm…

Reconstructing the killing of Breonna Taylor

The New York Times reconstructed the night. Based on a collection of court…

Climate change in 2020

It used to be that climate changed seemed like something far off in…

Best Data Visualization Projects of 2020

It's been a year. We saw a lot of charts. These are the best ones.

Evolution of coronavirus strains

Reuters looked at how seven main strains of the virus evolved around the…

Historical cost of light

These days, most of us don’t have to do much to turn on…

Who catches the most fish

Using data from Global Fishing Watch, Hayley Warren and Ian Wishart for Bloomberg…

1 in 5 prisoners had Covid-19, a grid map

The Marshall Project and The Associated Press report on the Covid-19 rates in…

Tracking world’s biggest iceberg

The world’s biggest iceberg, A68a, is on track to crash into a remote…

Basketball court designed as a national park map

Kirk Goldsberry, whose basketball charts you might recognize, made the Naismith International Park…

Infrared to show air particles from your talk hole

I’m sure you know this already, but just in case, air particles come…