The Emotion of Photographs

These photos that I am about to show you all beautiful, functional, reflective. These three components make up well-executed design ideas that can make us happy.  First, who doesn’t love to look at beautiful photos? By creating a good composition, the viewer can break the photo down into the smallest detail.  The function of these three photosContinue reading “The Emotion of Photographs”

Visual Storytelling in Book Covers

We are told to never judge a book by its cover. If you take that statement literally, then the book cover shouldn’t matter. For an avid reading, a book cover could be a huge part of the reading experience. A book cover could create a visual that the reader could never come up with. TheyContinue reading “Visual Storytelling in Book Covers”

Hurricanes and Climate Change

Hurricanes are mighty storm systems that produce powerful winds, heavy rainfall, and extensive damage. These storms vary depending on size, strength, and speed. Weather experts divide these storms into 5 different categories. How they work Hurricanes form over warm ocean waters in the Atlantic. The water on the surface of the ocean is evaporated byContinue reading “Hurricanes and Climate Change”

Brainstorming a Data Story

This week I came up with a few ideas for a data story. This method of storytelling uses visuals with data to help convey a story. Edward Tufte, in his book, Beautiful Evidence, points out that creating a visual presentation with data is a “moral act as well an in intellectual activity” (Tufte, 141). He warnsContinue reading “Brainstorming a Data Story”

Dear Data #2 – Animal Crossing

About: This visualization represents the collection of bugs and fish that I gathered over the course of five days while playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons on my Nintendo Switch Lite. Note: I play Animal Crossing every night right before I fall asleep. I usually only play for 10-15 minutes or so to help me relax.Continue reading “Dear Data #2 – Animal Crossing”