Night Pasta

Night Pasta

What story do your eating habits tell about you? The aim of this project was to track your eating and extract an interesting anecdote (in infographic form) from your results. However, we were urged to “own the project,” meaning that the final composition could be as far from a traditional infographic as we wanted it to be. Heck, we were even able to wholly discard the raw data if it didn’t suit our work. When I was going through my data, one thing shone clearer than anything else: my tendency to eat pasta after midnight. To emphasize the solitude and the quiet stillness that comes with that time, I went with a hybrid of stream-of-consciousness and interconnected thoughts.

The smallest text is hard to read even when printed at full size, which encourages people to get up close to see the tiny details present. The storybook-style drawing and coloring calls to mind reading bedtime stories, which directly ties into the “quiet night” tone.

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