15 Stunning Examples of Data Visualization

By / Aug 12, 2009 / Inspiration
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Data Visualization is a method of presenting information in a graphical form. Good data visualization should appear as if it is a work of art. This intrigues the viewer and draws them in so that they can further investigate the data and info that the graphic represents. In this post there are 15 stunning examples of Data Visualization that are true works of art.

Click on the title or image for a larger view of each visualization.

The Strengths of Nations

Data Visualization

Here’s an image that discusses the variations in how different nations pursue science.

Madrid.Citymurmur

Data Visualization

CityMurmur tries to understand and visualize how media attention reshapes the urban space and city.

Genome

Data Visualization

Jules & Jim

Data Visualization

This visual represents the relationship between characters in the movie Jules & Jim.

One Week of the Guardian

Data Visualization

This is one day in a series that takes the news from one week of the Guardian newspaper, and visually represents it as a series of static visualisations.

One Week of the Guardian

Data Visualization

Country Continent GDP Population Radial Convergence

Data Visualization

Leisure & Poverty

Data Visualization

Stock Data

Data Visualization

This image shows historical stock price data plotted as 3D graphs.

NYTimes Threads – Russian Presidents

Data Visualization

Food & Poverty

Data Visualization

Housing & Poverty

Data Visualization

Visualizing the Guardian: Beckham and Rooney

Data Visualization

This is a timepiece visualization of the mentions of David Beckham and Wayne Rooney in Guardian stories between 1999 and 2008.

3 Month Crocheting

Data Visualization

Design Research Maps

Data Visualization

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

54 Comments

  1. website design
    October 25, 2011

    That’s great, interesting stuff! Yeh, graphs aren’t boring!

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  2. andol
    March 22, 2012

    images are inspiring and stunning – but – some are difficult to understand what information the images have

    Reply

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