Human Charts

In: Culture Innovative

9 Feb 2011

Taking a more artistic approach to chart design, artist Peter Ørntoft explored the results of an opinion poll on various Danish social topics with striking photographs. (via)

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Mike

February 10th, 2011 at 11:07 am

Fail… the cleverness has totally overshadowed the content here. He’s using pie-chart visuals (the two headgear photos) to represent values that don’t add up to 100%. And in the case of the woman, the large black area completely dwarfs the other slices, even though it carries no meaning. I think Peter has forgotten that the primary purpose of a chart is to communicate, not to entertain.

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