Tuesday, 3 March 2020

a collaborative drawing project


Dear Data is a year-long, analog data drawing project by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec, two award-winning information designers living on different sides of the Atlantic. 

By collecting and hand drawing their personal data and sending it to each other in the form of postcards, they became friends.

"Each week, and for a year, we collected and measured a particular type of data about our lives, used this data to make a drawing on a postcard-sized sheet of paper, and then dropped the postcard in an English “postbox” (Stefanie) or an American “mailbox” (Giorgia)!"

Eventually, the postcard arrived at the other person’s address with all the scuff marks of its journey over the ocean: a type of “slow data” transmission.

If you want to join in on a drawing your data project, visit here: 

Dear Data And FiveThirtyEight Want You To Visualize Your Habits



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