Karl Sluis

Karl Sluis visualizes information. Based in Brooklyn, New York, he currently serves as UX Designer for Next Big Sound. His clients include Quovo, SEED Media Group, the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Bull-White House, and Red Sky Insights.

Karl received an honors degree in Industrial Design from the College for Creative Studies in 2010 and a degree in History from Northwestern University in 2006.

Email — karl.c.sluis@gmail.com
LinkedIn — linkedin.com/in/karlsluis
Tumblr — kcsluis.tumblr.com

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US Domestic Air Travel in 2012


Topology, not cartography

Self initiated project | Winter 2014

Harvest Maps


Illustrating the unique geographic patterns of fruits and vegetables grown in the continental United States

Self initiated project | Spring 2013



Enticing and educating with data and design

Various clients | Fall 2012

Food Security Index


Examing food's journey from farm to plate

Economist Intelligence Unit | Summer 2012



Exploring the artistic possibilites of programming

Self initiated project | Ongoing

New York City Maps


Discovering street trees and 311 noise complaints in New York City

Self initiated project | Winter 2013

Google Calendar


Revealing what captured the world's attention

Self initiated project | Winter 2011

Elements of Design

Creating a common vocabulary for design for a Fortune 500 company. I envisioned the project and co-wrote the script with Erica Gorochow, who created the fantastic motion graphics.

Procter & Gamble | Winter 2011

Common Sense


Investigating the American Dream with full-scale, physical visualizations

Senior thesis | Summer 2010