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Visualizing Substratum

Visualizing Substratum Visualizing Substratum

As part of her internship at Interactive Things, Estelle was challenged to create a lexical visualization of a collection of interviews. In this article she shares her process, challenges and insights. Read more

Interactively Explore the YOLO Flip

Interactively Explore the YOLO Flip Interactively Explore the YOLO Flip

In preparation of the Winter Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi, we helped the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung publish a long-form article about Iouri Podladtchikov, a professional snowboarder and – since yesterday – freshly baked Olympic gold medalist. To help readers better understand the sport, we created a series of illustrations and an interactive animation. Read more

How We Visualized Meteorite Impacts

How We Visualized Meteorite Impacts How We Visualized Meteorite Impacts

In this post I will describe my experience when working on one of the visualization challenges arranged by visualizing.org. The task this time was to create a visualization based on collected data about meteorite impacts reaching back to 2500 B.C. Read more

How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games

How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games

After reading about the visualizing.org challenge to create an interactive visualization for the Olympic Summer Games, our current intern Christian Gross accepted the challenge and took it upon himself to create a visualization. In this post you can read about his experiences while working on the challenge, what obstacles he had to overcome and what he has learned by doing so. Read more

Visualizing 138 Years of Popular Science Magazine

Visualizing 138 Years of Popular Science Magazine Visualizing 138 Years of Popular Science Magazine

Jer Thorp, Data Artist in Residence at the New York Times and creative coder extraordinaire, explains the process behind his latest piece for Popular Science. Read more

How We Visualized 1425 Students’ Learning Environment

How We Visualized 1425 Students’ Learning Environment How We Visualized 1425 Students’ Learning Environment

In this Inside post you can learn how we supported the Zurich International School in cultivating their mission statement and make sure they stick to it. Read more

Visualizing The World’s Well-Being

Visualizing The World’s Well-Being Visualizing The World’s Well-Being

This is a guest post by Mike Tully, designer and student at Parsons School of Design in New York City. In this Datavisualization.ch Inside article he describes the creation process behind his first information visualization project called "The Weather of Well Being". Read more

How We Visualized 4.3 Million Votes

How We Visualized 4.3 Million Votes How We Visualized 4.3 Million Votes

As you may have read in an earlier post, our team at Interactive Things has been supporting Democracy International with their Election Observation Mission to Afghanistan 2010 by providing visualizations of up to date election data. In this Inside post we tell you the full story of this exciting time-critical collaboration. Read more

How We Visualized America’s Food and Drink Spending

How We Visualized America’s Food and Drink Spending How We Visualized America’s Food and Drink Spending

Recently we had the chance to meet the people from the Bundle headquarter, to dive into a bunch of interesting data about food and drink spending in America and to develop an exciting infographic. Now we would like to let you take a glimpse behind the scenes. Read more

Visualizing The Health Care Reform

Visualizing The Health Care Reform Visualizing The Health Care Reform

With our recently introduced category, Datavisualization.ch Inside, we want to start a conversation around the processes and tools that information designers use. Following our introductory post, we're happy to present you the first guest post in this category by our community member Marco Giannini. The work he presents here received a "best design" award in the GOOD Magazine competition. Read more

How We Visualized 1 Billion Dollars

How We Visualized 1 Billion Dollars How We Visualized 1 Billion Dollars

Did you ever wonder how an infographic is originated or if your own approach differs from others? We would like to share the development process of our latest work for FreshBooks. Read more

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