Projects were submitted into 13 different categories: Data Visualization, Infographic, Interactive Visualization, Motion Infographic, Free Tool, Dataviz Website, Data Journalism, Dataviz Project, Mini-visualization, Commercial Studio, Commercial Client Project, Internal Business Project.
Other awards given during the event went to Best Team, Individual Achievement, Student, Community Vote and the Most Beautiful award.
Breathtaking visualisations were shown during the awards [Tweet this!] :
The Fallen by Neil Halloran, a short film produced with data about war and peace during the World War II
A World of Languages by Alberto Lucas López, an infographic with the language around the world and how many citizens speak them.
A world of languages – and how many speak them
German Unification by Christian Bangel, Paul Blickle, Lisa Borgenheimer, Fabian Mohr, Julian Stahnke and Sascha Venohr, published by Zeit Online. Statistics about east Germany’s legacy.
Dear Data is an example of a beautiful data visualisation without computer needed. The power of a traditional hand draw plus a detailed process of gathering information is more than enough to create a perfect piece of visual information.