Data Sketches, a fun and creative blog for data visuals

data

Throughout this course, we have been using data, as well as looking at data visuals. I wanted to see what other ways people can present data, other than what we seen in class. I came across this blog called Data Sketches, by two people named Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu from two different countries where they decided to collaborate with each other for twelve months.

Each month there’s a topic and they must come up with a visual representation by the end of the month. They are free to do whatever they want, if it fits the topic. They also documented the process of each week. Which includes the data research, sketching the visuals, up until the final product.

travel

What I like about their blog is their creativity with their visual data representation. While looking at each topic for that month, my favorite month was September where the topic was about Travel. They both took the topic and made it personal to them. Nadieh’s visual focused on all the vacations that she went on ever since she was younger.

Check here to see Nadieh’s finished data visual. Shirley’s data visual only represented four years of vacations that she went on. Check out Shirley’s finished data visual here.

Author: Ashley Apostol

Ashley Apostol is a sophomore at the University of Michigan - Dearborn majoring in Instructional Technology. She has always had an interest in using and learning about technology and knew that it was something she wanted to do in her life.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s