Google SP-AN

Workshop - Data Visulisation

NOVAK where aproached by Its Nice That to put together a team for Google’s SP-AN event showcasing Newcastle – Gateshead’s rich creative tech scene and exploring the North East’s long-standing association with progressive design and new technologies.NOVAK colaborated with Its Nice That, the Urban Observatory, Ed Carter, Tim Shaw & James Rutherford to produced Real time visualisations interptreting NO2, NO and sound levels across Newcastle Gateshead, data streamed live from the Urban Observatory.


We tried to take it as far as we could away from pie charts and line graphs. We wanted to make a piece of art, something that would capture people’s attention and get the data in front of a new audience.

Adam Finlay, Studio Director of NOVAK

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