I like how you really made an effort to incorporate the data into the clock, to make it more personal than a simple graph.
That aspect, combined with the font, really reflected your personality and made this, like Anamika’s, a graphic that seems to have a particular person in mind.
The separate day and night in the inner and outer clock was a nice touch.
On the data itself, I’m not quite sure what the lighter and darker variations of blue meant (the key only indicates the darker blue is sleeping, but not what the lighter blue is). If it is about the quality or depth of sleep, it might be useful to make that clearer.
Lastly, to do a quick spellcheck since you have such a bold and short headline.
Whoops, didn’t actually realise that spelling thing until now! Thanks for pointing it out! I thought I had already learned the lesson during my advertising agency years, but obviously not :).
The lighter and darker blue are trying to show the same thing – the time when I was asleep. During the “darkest hours” I was always asleep (between 2.30 and 8) and the lighter it gets, the more unlikely sleeping is. Don’t know if that made any sense… I totally overestimated my Photoshop skills and didn’t visualise the story as clearly as I wanted.
Using clock metaphor is indeed very interesting. I also like the way you’ve played with the color gradient. However it may be lot more challenging to show data spanning across seven days and make the comparison apparent in order for the viewer to be able to recognize any pattern. Very creative idea though
Annoying smileys… Was supposed to write: between 2.30 and 8 + bracket.
I like your idea of this clock diagram, it can immediately show the time of doing something, but I think some colours look very similar in the small circle, so it may not easy to understand.
I really liked the idea of incorporating a graph inside a clock. It makes the idea of a graph less boring! Visually, it looks great, but the information in it is a bit hard to read. The colours you chose are really nice to look at, but a bit confusing when you’re trying to make sense of the time/activity. I guess there’s a fine line between great design and a comprehensible graph and it’s always difficult to find a balance between the two.
I like your hand drawn info graphic. It looks very sketchy, which is nice.
I think it could be a bit clearer and some of the pictures should maybe be reconsidered. For example, your scale represents the amount of money spent. Using this scale i would’ve assumed that the person spent a significant amount of cash on needles and vaccines. Though this problem could’ve been solved with stronger colors and more color. How long did this take you to make? Did you sketch the graphic before the final picture?
Thanks for your feedback Robert! I haven’t been drawing for ages and wanted to give it a try. Since I haven’t been drawing, it took me quite a while… Didn’t really time it… I sketched it first with pencil and used marker after that.
My person (well, Sarah already revealed her identity :)) actually spent 24% of the week budget on vaccinations, but I think you’re right – could reconsider some of the pics. I had to balance a bit between my drawing skills and the story I tried to tell :).
Hi Anna, I love it! The drawings are lovely and it looks fairly representative of my week – I did spend a lot on vaccinations!
Thanks for your lovely feedback Sarah!!
Hi Anna, I love your idea! You showed the different percentage by using different spaces, that was very clear to understand. Good job!
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