Small Multiples: visual explorations in architecture and information design

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“Small multiples, whether tabular or pictorial, move to the heart of visual reasoning – to see, distinguish, choose. Their multiplied smallness enforces local comparisons within our eyespan, relying on an active eye to select and make contrasts rather than on bygone memories of images scattered over pages and pages.” E. Tufte

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Franco Purini: Study of Architectural Elements (1968)

Franco Purini: Study of Architectural Elements (1968)

The number 11-12 (Nov-Dec 1972) of Italian architecture magazine Controspazio presented a retrospective of the earliest "design researches" by the couple Franco Purini / Laura Thermes. The article was part of an ongoing series titled L'architettura Interrotta ("Interrupted architecture") and the...

The 892 unique ways to partition a 3 x 4 grid.

The 892 unique ways to partition a 3 x 4 grid

There are 892 unique ways to partition a 3 × 4 grid into unit rectangles. For many years, designers have used grids to unify diverse sets of content

“Every Combination of an Incomplete Cube +1 (after Sol Lewitt)” (detail) by Matsys, 2014

“Every Combination of an Incomplete Cube +1 (after Sol Lewitt)” (detail) by Matsys, 2014

The Most Interesting Papers at the Infovis Conference (VisWeek 2011) - information aesthetics

Housing for elderly by Junya Ishigami - roof studies. Source: JA78

Housing for elderly by Junya Ishigami - roof studies. Source: JA78

KAIT Workshop by Junya Ishigami - unit study detail. Source: JA78

KAIT Workshop by Junya Ishigami - unit study detail. Source: JA78

Labitzke-Areal study by Hahn+Zimmermann  The aim of this study is to identify and analyze everyday and atmospheric properties and qualities of the current Labitzke-Areal in Zurich-Altstetten.

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Gold and copper moon calendar. Designed by Christy Nyboer of Little Lark.

Gold and copper moon calendars help you keep track of the luna cycle

Simple, scientific, modern and beautiful – make 2015 the year that you keep track of full and new moons with these large hand-printed wall calendars. Designed by Christy Nyboer of Little Lark, the print...