Exploring Open Source Data to Visualize 99-Cents Stores
I used a business database from my public library, free data visualization tools, and art supplies to create a 3D map of 99-cents stores.
Claudia Berger & Chris Alen Sula
Crafting Connections: Lessons from Installing a Data Physicalization
The challenges and successes of making a physical data visualization, from initial conceptualization through installation.
The Power Behind Physical, 3-D Visualizations
How 3-D representations offer a quicker and deeper understanding of our world than symbols or abstractions in 2-D visualizations.
Taking Time Is an Effective Way To Process Large Numbers
A striking memorial to the victims of COVID-19 in the UK reveals a neglected temporal dimension of data visualisation.
Why Me? Or, How I Learned to Sew a Quilt from Ice Skating Stats
I was anxious about teaching a data viz workshop that involved data crafting. I pulled it off by transforming my favorite sport into a quilt.
Touching Data: Conducting a Survey With Paper and Thread
To collect data on how students preferred to be graded, a professor ran a physicalization exercise that collected and visualised the results.
Review: Making With Data, a Fascinating Dive Into The World of Physical Data Design
The book explores the world of tactile and hand-made data exhibits. It showcases inspiring physicalization projects and offers tips and tools to try your own.
Aida Horaniet Ibañez, Daniel Richter & Joëlla van Donkersgoed
From The Historical Archive To The Citizens: Visualizing Census Data From Brill Street in 1922
Inspired by historical census data from a former industrial city in Luxembourg, three researchers ventured into a project to turn population records into a tactile, 3-dimensional, and interactive exhibit.
The Soul of Data: Data Physicalizations on Fabric
When my area went into lockdown in March of 2020, initial case counts were relatively low in my state, even as the coasts were plunged into..
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