July 10, 2008

Running the Numbers

Big numbers are really hard to visualize.

Charles and Ray Eames showed us how quickly they scale beyond human scope with their powers of 10 video

Now Chris Jordan uses art pieces made up of thousands of photographs to scale some large statistics down into a more human understandable form. Take a look at Running the Numbers on his website.

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Depicts 1.14 million brown paper supermarket bags, the number used in the US every hour.

Posted by Barry at July 10, 2008 12:22 AM | TrackBack

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