Wall street data as sculpture

I came across this interesting idea for taking data visualization into the physical world. Sculptor Luke Jerram  has taken wall street performance data graphs, rotated them around their x axis, and using wood molds casts them in glass.

 

 

 

It’s an interesting design concept, and a way of thinking about sort of the next step of data visualization. I could easily see this approach to interpreting data become a element in  architectural design.

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