Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?
The New Yorker
This one is a freehand exercise to experiment with combinations, overlaps, textures, and drawing materials. I used Procreate drawing app on iPad and tried to see what I could do with just one pen and very simple symbols.
Data vis inspiration: textile artist Gunta Stölzl (1897-1983)
- German textile artist who played a fundamental role in the development of the Bauhaus school's weaving workshop. Bauhaus' only female master (source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunta_St%C3%B6lzl).
Via Womens Art on Twitter.
The data vis badge project Amy Cesal and Zander Furnas made for their wedding is my favourite data vis thing ever. Hear them tell about it in Data Viz Today podcast (there's also a link to their Medium article about the making of the project).
Data vis inspiration: Erwin Poell's n+m magazine covers. From 1965-1972.
Via Kelli Anderson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kellianderson/status/1156201481961431042
Constellations from Around the World - "the animals, people, and objects imagined in the sky by more than 30 different civilizations." ✨
Interview with @Rougeux , maker of beautiful data vis/art. I'm particularly inspired by his music vis, but basically everything he makes is amazing. 😍
Art inspiration: Aheneah's cross stitch murals. 🧵
Her website: https://aheneah.com/projects
Some data vis projects are so beautiful that they literally make the heart beat faster. 💓 Check out Hanna Piotrowska (Dyrcz)'s visualisations of "If on a winter's night a traveler" in her master thesis. 😍
I've been playing around with board-gamey curves since reading this great post on the design space for timelines http://10qviz.org/timelines-revisited/
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Studying datavisualisation. Musician & teacher. Dancer & DJ of Argentine social tango.
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