The list of 2021 visualization lists

December 29, 2021

Following a yearly habit: this is the seventh edition of the list of visualizations, charts, graphics, maps, data and satellite journalism and science photography lists, version 2021.

Previous Lists: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Lists of favourites

@flowingdata: Best Data Visualization Projects of 2021

@kennethfield: Favourite maps of 2021

@datajournalism: 12 brilliant data journalism projects of 2021

@gijn: GIJN’s Top 10 Data Journalism Projects of 2021

@Nature: The best science images of 2021


@AxiosVisuals: Axios Visuals: 2021 in review

@TmarcoH: My fav little details of 2021 on Reuters

@nytgraphics: 2021: The Year in Visual Stories and Graphics

@nytopinion: The Year in Charts

@WSJGraphics: 2021: The Year in Graphics

@usatgraphics: A visual dive into 2021’s biggest stories

@FiveThirtyEight: Our 51 Best (And Weirdest) Charts Of 2021

@BBGVisualData: 2021, The Year in Graphics

@ftdata: Graphics of the year — making sense of 2021

@f_l_o_u_r_i_s_h: Flourish year in review 2021

@tijdgraphics: Dit nieuwsjaaroverzicht voorspelt de economie

@AtloTeam: 2021 — ATLO’s year in review

@VisualCap: Our Top 21 Visualizations of 2021

Science visualization

@nikonsmallworld: 2021 Photomicrography Competition

@banasori (awards organizer): NanoArtography 2021 Award Winners

@zeiss_micro: ZEISS Microscopy Image Contest 2021 Winning Images

Remote sensing

@planet: A Look Back on 2021 From Above

@maxar: Maxar Satellites Capture the Biggest Global Events in 2021

@Gizmodo: The Most Hellacious Weather of 2021, As Seen From Space