One week of the Guardian: Saturday

Well the end is pretty frikkin’ nigh. This is the final news day of the series as The Guardian doesn’t issue on Sunday.

Todays visual plots all of the headlines in the Guardian on a grid, colour categorised and ordered as to their position in the paper. Relationships are formed for authors who appear more than once. The idea of this was to create a simple layout where patterns become apparent, where heavily coloured sections are representative of special dedicated sections within the paper, and authors can be tracked through their articles.

One week of the Guardian: Saturday Preview 1

One week of the Guardian: Saturday Preview 2

One week of the Guardian: Saturday Preview 3

One week of the Guardian: Saturday Preview 4

One week of the Guardian: Saturday Preview 5

Incase you didn’t notice, this was more of a type based graphic. ;)

The Series

This is one day in a series that takes the news from one week of the Guardian newspaper, and visually represents it as a series of static visualisations. You may also be interested in:

  • Monday - A typographic and layout based piece previewing the contents of the paper as ingredients.
  • Tuesday - A list of headlines contained in the paper illustrated with references to the article or subject.
  • Wednesday - A polar graph inspired layout mapping the stories and categories on colour coded concentric circles.
  • Thursday - A content map showing the relationships between information inside of a circular container.
  • Friday - A text heavy piece highlighting the sheer amount of information contained within in the paper.
  • Saturday - A grid based typographic piece, showing patterns and author relationships through the paper.

4 Comments

  1. Comment Details
    Authored by Harry Roberts
    Posted April 18, 2008 at 5:50 pm | Comment Permalink

    I LOVE the typography work you’ve done. It really is impressive. The colour choices are top as well. Nice one! //Harry

  2. Comment Details
    Authored by Dave
    Posted April 18, 2008 at 6:47 pm | Comment Permalink

    Thanks Harry!

    I always think if no-one comments on anything, are they just quietly liking it, or skipping it over because they don’t? Glad you were the first. :)

  3. Comment Details
    Authored by Riley Milhem
    Posted May 15, 2008 at 5:00 pm | Comment Permalink

    Just awesome dude. Beautiful.

  4. Comment Details
    Authored by Sandman
    Posted May 20, 2008 at 8:46 am | Comment Permalink

    Hi,

    Just thought I’d comment on this whole body of work as I’m extremely impressed. A nice concept superbly executed. Each section is an amazing piece of stand alone art in itself.

    Respect is due!

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