Animation

Visualizing London's Evolution From Roman Times to Today

An animation built with georeferenced records of the city's historic road network.

How Disney Imagined the American Highway of the Future, 50 Years Ago

A delightful throwback.

A Wild Reinterpretation of Old-School Window Blinds

If Venetian blinds could twist and turn based on the time of day.  

Visualizing Exactly How Subways Distort Our Sense of Space

An experiment from Shanghai.

How Our Most Intimate Stories Become Animated Shorts

For the past couple of years, a team of artists has taken StoryCorps interviews and made them into documentary cartoons.

An Intriguingly Detailed Animation of How People Move Around a City

Watch the commuting patterns of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Mesmerizing Animation of the Day: The Rise and Fall of a Paper City

As this video shows, an urban space is beautiful, complex, and fragile.