Archive for the “Representation” Category

how make the city a safer place…

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

crime spotting
, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

The ads I wrote to rent the flat near mine said “looking for open couple, freak single, student only if amazing, young people with particular night life…”. I thought it would help me to find a special and funny neighbour, someone you feel free to ask an egg for your midnight pasta.

Idea mapping Flickr set

Saturday, September 29th, 2007


On-line soft for Diagrams

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

amMap, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

Data charts and diagrams are used when statistical data has to be presented in the most convenient and usable way. Visual charts are clear, visually appealing and easier to perceive than some simple enumerations or tables – mainly because users don’t have to analyze the meaning of presented facts, but can perceive main tendencies through the visual weight of the facts — directly.

Excel are not so bad

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

times cancer chart, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

Chris Gemignani was impressed by the particular information graphic in the Sunday New York Times about cancer care


Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

londons kerning, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

Procedure visualizzation

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

Dog thinking, originally uploaded by densitydesign.
“When you live with a dog for five years, as I have with Mister President,

On having & giving

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

oil, originally uploaded by densitydesign.



Monday, September 17th, 2007

RAINFALL, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

The poster follows on from the light calendar series, and is a graph that charts average rainfall in the UK between 1971-2000. The graph itself is styled to resemble a downpour of rain. The bars are plotted directly over the weather station’s that they relate to, which gives an abstracted map of the UK.

Flags by Colours

Monday, September 17th, 2007

Flags by Colours, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

Each sector of these piecharts is proportional to the area of the colour on the respective flag.

Using a list of countries generated by The World Factbook database, flags of countries fetched from Wikipedia (as of 26th May 2007) are analysed by a custom made python script to calculate the proportions of colours on each of them.

Language Complexity

Sunday, September 16th, 2007

The Indo-European Family of Languages, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

This diagram from the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language has a delightful family tree of Indo-European languages, but it does not explain the complexity of the language evolution and his hystory.