Let’s face it: breakups are hard. But if you could chart your progress and find proof of your survival, do you think your breakup would become any easier? Multimedia reporter Lam Thuy Vo hopes so. Since her recent divorce Lam Thuy has been tracking her progress through numbers, images and data visualizations to remind her… Continue reading The Quantified Breakup: After a Divorce, What Would Your Life Look Like in Charts?
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Turning Discomfort Into Art: How This Photographer and Her Harassers Become Friendly Acquintances
When Hannah Price moved to Philadelphia, the street harassment threw her off guard. A photographer who grew up in suburban Colorado, she was unprepared for one of the many cities where men regularly catcall and proposition women walking alone on the streets. Initially angered, Hannah used photography to turn the unpleasant experience of being harassed… Continue reading Turning Discomfort Into Art: How This Photographer and Her Harassers Become Friendly Acquintances
Get Your Idea Funded: Branding Expert Nicole Delger Dishes about Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Taking an idea for a business or creative project from brainstorming to reality can be daunting, especially when money is an obstacle. Bank loans can be extremely difficult for small business owners to obtain, and even when loans are accessible the terms can be debilitating. Sure, a limited number of artists and entrepreneurs are able… Continue reading Get Your Idea Funded: Branding Expert Nicole Delger Dishes about Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
The Power of Visual Storytelling and Infographics: An Interview with Column Five
One of the great parts of my job is that I get to follow just about every creative infographic design firm on the planet in search of the best new graphics on the web. Without a doubt, Column Five is a leader in the field with an amazing output of infographics, illustrations, presentations, motion graphics… Continue reading The Power of Visual Storytelling and Infographics: An Interview with Column Five
Here Comes the Sun: Alan Freidman Photographs Our Closest Star With a Traffic Camera
“Our dynamic sun is never the same two days,” Alan Friedman says. “There is always something new to observe and photograph.” Shot from a backyard in Buffalo, New York, Alan’s photos reveal the roiling activity of our closest star. In many photos, bursts of gas shoot off the sun’s surface. In another photograph, the silhouette… Continue reading Here Comes the Sun: Alan Freidman Photographs Our Closest Star With a Traffic Camera
Photographer Captures Vintage New York Moments from His Taxi Cab
David Bradford was working as an art director at Saks Fifth Avenue when, after a decade of dedication to the store, he decided to take on a job that allowed him more freedom to pursue creative projects. In 1990 David started working as a cabbie, and on his very first day he realized he now… Continue reading Photographer Captures Vintage New York Moments from His Taxi Cab