Schema’s Christian Marc Schmidt Co-leads M+ Online Hackathon—City of Objects

August 1-15, Schema founder Christian Marc Schmidt is joining designer Chun-wo Pat to facilitate an online hackathon produced by art museum M+ in Hong Kong. Titled City of Objects, the two-week online design workshop explores the concept of objects—the role they play in everyday life, how they intersect with personal and cultural identities, and how they exist in digital spaces.

New Work: Legislative Explorer: Washington State

Legislative Explorer: Washington State has launched! This interactive visualization, which we created in collaboration with the Center for Public Policy and American Studies at the University of Washington, reveals the state's lawmaking process and uncovers associated patterns. Explore the visualization and learn more about the project.

Defunding the Police: Resources

Interested in learning more about the call to "defund the police"? It's a nuanced and important topic, and we've put together a collection of resources.

Gist Now Free for Individuals

Schema’s Gist platform makes discovering insights in data fast and easy through interactive web applications. Innovative organizations ranging from Knoll to Google use Gist, and we're now making the platform free for individuals for non-commercial purposes.

New Visualization on Covid-19 Search Trends (Updates Coming Soon)

This week we launched a new project, Searching Covid-19, which explores search patterns related to the coronavirus pandemic. We'll be updating the project with more interactivity and international data in a couple of weeks. Searching Covid-19 is a collaboration between Schema, Google News Initiative, and Axios, with art direction by Alberto Cairo.

New Work: FOCUS/Forests

We're excited to share that FOCUS/Forests has launched! We worked with Microsoft's In Culture team to design and build the site, which explores US forest risks, AI, and the work of innovative group SilviaTerra.

Schema's "We Are Data" Installation at the Pacific Science Center

We're excited to share that Schema has collaborated with the Pacific Science Center to create an interactive media installation at the heart of the exhibit "We Are Data."

Schema at the 2020 German Design Awards

We're thrilled to announce that Schema has received a Gold Award from the German Design Council for the Knoll Archive!  

We've Moved!

Schema has moved! You can now find us in the 12th Avenue Arts building (1620 12th Ave, #201 Seattle, WA 98122.)

Miss Us at TEDx? Watch the Talk Online

This fall, Schema founder Christian Marc Schmidt gave a talk on the power and potential of data visualization at TEDx San Francisco's "Dare to Know" event. The talk is now online for your viewing pleasure! Watch the video here.