Data can be surprisingly beautiful.
Thanks to new data visualization techniques, and the artists and designers pioneering them, we can transcend traditional numeric tables and now see data in a whole new way.
Consider the Literary Organism project by designer Stefanie Posavec. Through path analysis and color coding she has transformed the narrative structure of Kerouac’s On The Road into a graphic rendition of both rich factual content and delicate beauty. Also, spend 20 minutes with Jer Thorp, NYT Artist In Residence, in the talk below where he shares his passion for the emerging field of data visualization. Beauty is truth!