This is a visualization using data from TVTropes, showing the difference between gender distribution within popular tropes (and the prevalence of adjective in those trope descriptions with connections). I like this addition of multiple visualizations into a single view to… Continue Reading →
Pi art! Also on the subject of colours, I’m a fan of this bright colours on a dark background approach. I think it’s eye-catching and fun! (Artist: Martin Krzywinski)
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayeux_Tapestry) The Bayeux Tapestry is a 70 m by 50 cm long tapestry that depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England and culminating in the Battle of Hastings. Its an interesting example of using alternative means… Continue Reading →
(https://www.slideshare.net/NickeyNaga/biomimicry-in-fashion) People have always tried to mimic the characteristics of animals to gain certain benefits. An interesting example that I found was a type of swimwear that mimics shark skin to reduce drag.
(https://www.red3d.com/cwr/boids/) Flocking behavior is usually represented with boids, which are used to act as a single independent entity. The flocking occurs because even though each boid is independent, they all have to follow certain rules in relation to their neighbors…. Continue Reading →
October 20 An excellent ted talk from Ursus Wehril, a designer famous for ‘cleaning up‘ and organizing things you wouldn’t expect.
https://www.derivative.ca/Events/2015/KineticLights/ The modular kinetic light system is an amazing product that creates stunning visualizations by not just manipulating light and pixels but also the actual physical object.