Week 2: Press Freedom’s Dark Horizon

Week 2: Press Freedom’s Dark Horizon

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar FAVORITES Author: Marc Soares Link: Google Data Studio Author: Outi Lammi Tool: Excel Author: Phat Vu Link: Tableau Public Author: Tim Bayer Tool: Tableau Public Author: Meera Losani Link: Tableau...
Makeover Monday 2019

Makeover Monday 2019

2018 is not quite finished and the real ‘end point’ to the year will come in this week’s recap. It is, however, time to announce where Makeover Monday is heading in 2019, what’s changing, what’s new and what you can expect from us and the...
Week 50: Land use by food type

Week 50: Land use by food type

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar For week 50 I picked a dataset which I thought was nice and simple, something easy as we approach the holidays and the end of the year. Turns out, this dataset might have been a bit more challenging...
Week 48: The cost of a night out

Week 48: The cost of a night out

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar You all probably know by now that the #MakeoverMonday community is pretty switched on, creative, passionate and simply a bunch of incredible people that we truly enjoy working with. Not only do you...
Week 46: Diversity in Tech

Week 46: Diversity in Tech

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar 150! This week is the 150th week of MakeoverMonday the social data project. Here’s a massive CHEERS to everyone who has been part of this journey. Whether it’s your first viz or your 150th (Charlie...
Week 44: Everybody poops

Week 44: Everybody poops

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar For week 44 we asked our community to tackle a clean dataset about a dirty matter: washing your hands after pooping. As it turns out, a lot of people in the UK don’t always wash their hands...
Week 40: Avocado Prices

Week 40: Avocado Prices

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar Week 40 has come and gone and we’re getting very close to TC18 where many of us will get together for #MakeoverMonday live. If you haven’t yet, add it to your session builder to reserve...
Week 36: Nike Manufacturing Map

Week 36: Nike Manufacturing Map

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar Sometimes we provide vizzes that are part of a newspaper article or a blog, other times they are just vizzes. This week the viz to be made over was an interactive world map about Nike factories....
Week 34: ACLED visualizing conflict

Week 34: ACLED visualizing conflict

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar As the wider dataviz and Tableau community this week collaborated with ACLED to bring clarity to crisis through projects like #WorkoutWednesday, local TUGs and a hackathon, #MakeoverMonday also...
Week 30: Parental leave in the OECD

Week 30: Parental leave in the OECD

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar For week 30 we challenged the community to improve on a bar chart published in an OECD report on parental leave systems in countries around the world. We saw a lot of great makeovers for this data...
Week 28: Volcano Eruptions

Week 28: Volcano Eruptions

This week I provided a dataset containing Volcano Eruptions from 1436 volcanoes. The original viz fascinated me and the topic was one I hadn’t explored. So, similar to our Turkey Vulture migration patterns at the beginning of this year, I was intrigued to see...
Week 26: London Cycle Hire Usage

Week 26: London Cycle Hire Usage

Dataset and original Viz | Viz Review (Recording) We have reached the 2018 half-way mark and this week saw the community tackle 58 million records of bicycle hire data for London’s ‘Boris Bikes’. We originally planned for a different dataset and then...
Week 24: Tourism Density Index

Week 24: Tourism Density Index

This week’s recap about the Tourism Density Index comes to you from Berlin, where I am playing tourist myself and enjoying a few days in the capital. The dataset I provided was very simple with just 20 rows across 6 columns. 20 countries were ranked based on...
Week 20: Congestion in major European Cities

Week 20: Congestion in major European Cities

Andy and I are huge fans of simplicity and this week’s dataset was nice and simple, giving everyone a chance to stick to the basics if they want to and enjoy the nice (Northern Hemisphere) spring weather instead of spending many hours building vizzes. We asked...
Week 18: Bee Colony Loss

Week 18: Bee Colony Loss

Bee Colony Loss is a serious topic that impacts all of us and the environment we live in. Seriously. I picked this topic in the hope that the community would deliver a lot of great visualizations that bring the issue to life and break down the problem simply and...
Week 14: World Wine Production

Week 14: World Wine Production

Are we done with the indulgence related datasets yet? First chocolate, then wine… For week 14, we challenged the Makeover Monday community to create data stories from a data set about global wine production which contained the production volumes for a number of...
Week 12: UK Pet Population in 2017

Week 12: UK Pet Population in 2017

For week 12 we asked the community to work with data about the UK’s pet population. The dataset was pretty simple and there is a good reason for it. For all the variety of topics and challenges we want to provide, sometimes we just need to keep things very basic...
Week 8: Where does your Medicine come from?

Week 8: Where does your Medicine come from?

After last week’s Olympic medal focus, this week we shifted gears completely and brought you data about the value of pharmaceutical drug exports by country from 2013-2017. What I first noticed last week and then again this week was that despite the data being at...