Visualization

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

Midterm shifts versus the 2016 election

The Guardian goes with scaled, angled arrows to show the Republican and Democrat…

How a meme grew into a campaign slogan

A meme that cried “jobs not mobs” began modestly, but a couple of…

Maps of the issues mentioned most in election advertising

As the midterm elections loom, the ads focusing on key issues are running…

Faces of diverse midterms

As one might expect, many women, people of color, and L.G.B.T. candidates are…

xkcd maps 2018 midterm election challengers

Randall Munroe, Kelsey Harris, and Max Goodman for xkcd mapped all the challengers…

Bugs that live on you, in AR

I really like what The New York Times has been doing with augmented…

Tree visualization to represent texting interactions

Shirley Wu used a tree metaphor to represent the interactions of five individuals…

Graveyards of America mapped

It’s Halloween. Joshua Stevens mapped all the graveyards: Right away I was struck…

Interactive comic to remember things better

In a time we commit less to memory and rely more on technology…

Visualizing science

Jen Christiansen spoke about her extensive experience as a graphics editor for Scientific…

Tree of Life

From Evogeneao: This Tree of Life diagram is based primarily on the evolutionary…

Geography of voter turnout

Based on data from Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, The Washington…

Building statues of hope in augmented reality

Accurat, in partnership with the Google News Initiative, built an augmented reality app…

A closer look at the U.S.-Mexico border

The Washington Post provides a flyover view of the barriers at the U.S.-Mexico…

Mapping all the buildings

A few months back, Microsoft released a comprehensive dataset that included the estimated…

Mapping predominant race block by block

Based on data from the Census Bureau, National Geographic mapped predominant race in…

Create your own visual journal of data

Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec continue on their path of Dear Data with…

News homepage design overview

As you click through the news, you can probably almost always figure out…