Night Lights

  • 15 x 20 inches
  • ink on paper
  • BFK Rives
  • XY Mechanical Plotter
  • March 12, 2011

Night Lights is a data-visualization of the blackout that followed the earthquake in Japan on March 12, 2011. Created using data collected by NOAA satellites, this drawing is produced by a XY mechanical plotter and a black BIC pen. The drawing features Galvan, a one-stroke typeface specifically designed for the plotter–recognized by AIGA in 2011.

See more: Galvan Typeface