Jon Salm

Bringing π to Life with Sonification

Design

Bringing π to Life with Sonification

Pi is a Tokyo-based boutique advertising firm, but you can’t tell by simply visiting their website. Instead, visitors ... keep reading
Museum of Food and Drink Opens with a Bang

Design

Museum of Food and Drink Opens with a Bang

The Museum of Food and Drink doesn’t follow the traditional subject matter for museums, nor does it adhere to ... keep reading
Breaking Bad Periodic Tables

Design

Breaking Bad Periodic Tables

Breaking Bad is back in the public consciousness since the second part of its final season got started last week. Along ... keep reading
The Underappreciated Seating Chart

Design

The Underappreciated Seating Chart

A fairly common visualization type that is severely underappreciated is the seating chart. The visualization is ... keep reading
Subtleties of Color: Connecting Color to Meaning

Design

Subtleties of Color: Connecting Color to Meaning

About a year ago, we published a blog post framed as a letter to NASA, asking them to stop using rainbow color scales. ... keep reading
Plain or Fancy? — Exhibit Broaches Dateless Design Debate

Design

<em>Plain or Fancy?</em> — Exhibit Broaches Dateless Design Debate

There’s long been a stylistic rift between minimalism and decorativeness — apparent in the differences in our ... keep reading
With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible

Design

With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible

In the grand scheme of things, the Internet is still a relatively new – and fast-changing – medium for ... keep reading
Simplifying Sports Data to Create More Intuitive, Revealing Visualizations

Design

Simplifying Sports Data to Create More Intuitive, Revealing Visualizations

Visualizing a Football Game from Jeremy Yingling on Vimeo. As a lifelong fan of both sports and data visualizations, in ... keep reading
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes (And You Shouldn’t)

Design

You Won’t Believe Your Eyes (And You Shouldn’t)

Our eyes are the main information input for most of us. They send immense amounts of data streaming into our brains all ... keep reading
Visualizing NYC’s MapPLUTO Database

Design

Visualizing NYC’s MapPLUTO Database

It’s no secret that we’re in the era of big data – our world can be endlessly quantified, measured, and ... keep reading