Associate Professor

Massachusetts College of Art + Design

PlayDough Dataviz

Information Architecture & Sophomore Studio | 2019–2021

Often we interact with data in a precise 2 dimensional way. What happens when we break out of those formats and experiment?

In this in class activity we will explore the playfulness, rapid prototyping, tactile experience and three-dimensional possibilities of play-doh to create your own squishy data viz

Translate your recorded data into 3D space (think in all directions - don’t forget to stack!)
Think about: color, shape, size, height, proximity

Inspired by Amy Cesal #daydohviz