Design of graphical metaphor and diagrammatical representations of the Human Development Index and its components (United Nations Development Programme): the Development Tree. Project commissioned by César A. Hidalgo, Center for International Development & Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University. Developed in collaboration with NU students: G. House, D. Landry and A. Simoes. Described in Hidalgo’s paper Graphical Statistical Methods for the Representation of the Human Development Index and its Components, Human Development Research Paper 2010/39 (2010). [ 2010 ]
Publications of the project:
To celebrate the 20th Edition of the Human Development Report, Forbes Magazine published an online story of the visualization and an interactive applet of the visualization developed by Hidalgo and Simoes (11.18.10).
Story published at MIT online news for alumni community Slice of MIT
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Design of the artist book Great Bare Mat & Constellation displaying artwork by the Raqs Media Collective as part of their special exhibition held at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum–ISGM, Boston. Work commissioned by Pieranna Cavalchini, Tom and Lisa Blumenthal Curator of Contemporary Art, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Book published in November, 2012 and available […]
Design of web site BuRSTS for promotion of Albert-László Barabási’s book Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do. The interface included the design of tools for book navigation, visualization of statistical data and word prediction game. Project developed in collaboration with N. Blum, R. Crane, J. Fantini, and A. Pawling. [ 2009/2010 ]
The National Museum of History in Taipei, Taiwan, commissioned F+F Studio to design an educational interactive interface to accompany the commemorative exhibition of Yu Youren’s art of calligraphy. The main audience is Chinese speaking visitors. The goal is to serve as a tool directed to teaching children and general visitors about Yu Youren’s calligraphic legacy. […]
Design and production of interface and packaging for the CD-ROM Presence: The Ephemeral in Focus,, commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. The project was a collaboration with Fenya Su (50% my work). The CD-ROM Presence: The Ephemeral in Focus was commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA. It was published in […]
In 2007, Juster Hill Productions in San Francisco, CA, commissioned several time-based design segments for the documentary film Alaska Far Away. I designed the title sequence, animated maps, animated headlines, lower thirds and closing credits. Alaska Far Away was conceived, produced and directed by Paul Hill and Joan Juster. Among the professionals involved were Mark […]
Design of exhibition SCIENCE + ART + TECHNOLOGY: The Product Space and the Evolution of Economic Development for César Hidalgo. Design was in collaboration with César A. Hidalgo, head of the Macro Connections group at MIT Media Lab and, Ricardo Hausmann, Center for International Development & Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University. Developed in collaboration […]
Design of diagram portraying the number of people and hours worked over time who helped making the ACM SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference possible. Diagram was designed for Terrence Masson, 2010 Conference Chair, and Director of Creative Industries, NU. Masson presented the diagram during his inaugural speech in LA, July 26th. [ 2010 ] Publications of the project: […]
The Art of Networkswas organized in collaboration with Carla Funk, Director of University Museums, and Jackie Borsanyi, Curator of Exhibitions, at the Foosaner Art Museum, Florida Institute of Technology. The exhibition was envisioned together with CompleNet 2012, hosted by the department of Computer Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida. Download the Gallery Guide (3.3 […]
Design of visual identity for the online presence of the International School and Conference on Network Science–NetSci 2013. Work included the design of all material for the 2013 conference (brochure, poster, schedules, signage). NetSci 2013 took place on June 3-7, 2013 at the Royal Library in Copenhagen, Denmark and the Technical University of Denmark. The […]
I was invited to collaborate with documentary filmmaker Mark Lipman in his film Father’s Day. The collaboration resulted in the creation of the title sequence. The work consisted in choosing and editing footage that would fit as the background for the movie title, typography and pacing of the sequence. Subsequent work involved the design of […]
Isabel Meirelles is an information designer and associate professor of graphic design at Northeastern University, Boston.