Pentagram

Google News Lab—Building Hopes

Digital Design, Data Visualization

An immersive data-art experience invites people to express their hopes as augmented reality sculptures and use these to explore related Google Trends data.

The user chooses from a range of issues that are prominent in the press as tracked by Google Trends. Zoom Enlarge

The user chooses from a range of issues that are prominent in the press as tracked by Google Trends.

The user rates each issue/boulder based on how hopeful they are about this topic for the future. Zoom Enlarge

The user rates each issue/boulder based on how hopeful they are about this topic for the future.