A Sense of Patterns: Travel and Commuting Patterns Visualized

November 12, 2011

A Sense of Patterns: Travel and Commuting Patterns Visualized

Mahir Mustafa Yavuz visualizes data in beautiful ways. His Sense of Patterns project is an on-going collection of data visualizations depicting the behaviors of masses in different public spaces.

The current designs focus on patterns in movement such as commuters, cars and public transportation and the interaction between these entities and structures like roads, sidewalks, buildings and parks. The project is intended to give daily experiences across different cities a strong visual meaning through graphic translations. The patterns appear deceivingly organic, like nervous and circulatory systems, though with the nature of the mechanical patterns and movements, it seems like a fitting comparison.

And a video of the initial visualizations:

Visualizations were produced in Processing and title sequence and editing in AfetEffects.

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Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at Design.org. I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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