Category Archives: Art

Book review: “Dear Data” (Penguin)

To craft something requires skills, mastery and patience. It means to create something step by step, with a passion for details and execution. Crafted products are en vogue these days, and in a world where industrial and digital creation processes

Book review: “Dear Data” (Penguin)

To craft something requires skills, mastery and patience. It means to create something step by step, with a passion for details and execution. Crafted products are en vogue these days, and in a world where industrial and digital creation processes

Article: “Nervous Systems” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

If you need brain food, some irritation and some art for inspiration – the House of World Cultures in Berlin is an excellent place to turn to. For years, their team has puzzled me with events and exhibitions around topics

Article: “Nervous Systems” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

If you need brain food, some irritation and some art for inspiration – the House of World Cultures in Berlin is an excellent place to turn to. For years, their team has puzzled me with events and exhibitions around topics

Article: “The Feltron Annual Reports” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Nicholas Felton‘s work has been an inspiration to many people in the field of information visualisation, not only when he helped Facebook create their timeline to “unlock people’s personal stories”, but most prominently with his series of Annual Reports which

Article: “The Feltron Annual Reports” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Nicholas Felton‘s work has been an inspiration to many people in the field of information visualisation, not only when he helped Facebook create their timeline to “unlock people’s personal stories”, but most prominently with his series of Annual Reports which

Article: “Digital archives” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Almost 44 million objects. That’s how many digitised objects are available through the grand European digital library Europeana today. The digitisation of our cultural heritage is an almost mythical project which has been going on for about 15 years now.

Article: “Digital archives” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Almost 44 million objects. That’s how many digitised objects are available through the grand European digital library Europeana today. The digitisation of our cultural heritage is an almost mythical project which has been going on for about 15 years now.

Inspiration: “The Art of Memory” at Victoria & Albert Museum

I am very much into all things related to structuring information & visual storytelling. So it is exciting to hear that London’s wonderful Victoria & Albert Museum stages an exhibition exploring new ways of visual narration and the forgotten art

Inspiration: “The Art of Memory” at Victoria & Albert Museum

I am very much into all things related to structuring information & visual storytelling. So it is exciting to hear that London’s wonderful Victoria & Albert Museum stages an exhibition exploring new ways of visual narration and the forgotten art

Book review: Mapping Manhattan (Abrams Books)

Maps are a means to store and communicate location-based data – from physical landscape information to climate data, from popular tourist spots to school data. Maps have also become a very popular format for recording personal memories and subjective impressions

Book review: Mapping Manhattan (Abrams Books)

Maps are a means to store and communicate location-based data – from physical landscape information to climate data, from popular tourist spots to school data. Maps have also become a very popular format for recording personal memories and subjective impressions

Inspiration: Interactive network graph from MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City is a fascinating brand name in the museum world. Since it was founded in 1929, the institution’s goal was not only to show what’s happening in contemporary art, but also to shape

Inspiration: Interactive network graph from MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City is a fascinating brand name in the museum world. Since it was founded in 1929, the institution’s goal was not only to show what’s happening in contemporary art, but also to shape

Inspiration: “Secret Universe” George Widener exhibition

The American artist George Widener is an expert of numbers. Being diagnosed with an Asperger’s syndrome, he possesses an extraordinary memory, far beyond anything we can imagine. He is able to juggle with dates, weekdays and events from the past

Inspiration: “Secret Universe” George Widener exhibition

The American artist George Widener is an expert of numbers. Being diagnosed with an Asperger’s syndrome, he possesses an extraordinary memory, far beyond anything we can imagine. He is able to juggle with dates, weekdays and events from the past