Nadieh Bremer

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Nadieh Bremer
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley (MS)
Leiden University (MS)
Known forData visualization
AwardsInformation is Beautiful Award, 2016, 2017, 2018
North American Digital Media Award, 2018

Nadieh Bremer is a data scientist and data visualization designer.[1][2] She is based out of a small town outside of Amsterdam.[3]


Bremer graduated cum laude from Leiden University with Masters of Science in Astronomy.[4] She also attended University of California, Berkeley.[5]


Early in her career, Bremer worked as a Senior Consultant of Advanced Analytics and Data Visualizations at Deloitte.[4] She is currently a freelance data designer under the name "Visual Cinnamon,"[1] working with small startups to provide custom visualizations of their data.[4]


Her work has been published in The Washington Post,[6] Bloomberg CityLab,[7] Scientific American,[8] The Week,[9] and DigitalArts,[10] among others.

She co-authored Data Sketches with Shirley Wu in February 2021.[11][12]


  • "Politics & Global", Gold - Information is Beautiful Awards (2018)[4]
  • Best Data Visualization - North American Digital Media Awards (2018)[4]
  • Best Investigative Data Journalism - Online Journalism Awards (2018)[4]
  • Best Individual - Information is Beautiful Awards (2017)[4]
  • "Unusual", Gold - Information is Beautiful Awards (2017)[4]
  • "Science & Tech", Silver - Information is Beautiful Awards (2017)[4]
  • Rising Star - Information is Beautiful Awards (2016)[4]


  1. ^ a b Bremer, Nadieh. "Nadieh Bremer - Contributor profile". Retrieved 2020-04-04.
  2. ^ Bremer, Nadieh. "Data made insightful, effective & beautiful through visualization". Visual Cinnamon. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  3. ^ Rakotondravony, Noëlle (2019-07-18). "Intricate & Visually Exciting: An Interview with Nadieh Brehmer". Medium. Retrieved 2020-04-04.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Nadieh: Data Visualisation Expert". Riverflex. Retrieved 2020-04-04.
  5. ^ "Data Storytelling: How to Make Your Data Visualizations More Effective @nadiehbremer (Episode 16) #DataTalk". Retrieved 2021-03-04.
  6. ^ Swanson, Ana (2015-04-09). "The mind-blowing growth in East Asian cities, visualized". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2020-04-04.
  7. ^ Marshall, Aarian (April 13, 2015). "Visualizing East Asia's Explosive Urban Growth". Bloomberg CityLab. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  8. ^ Montañez, Amanda (July 22, 2016). "The Boundless Beauty of Pi". Scientific American. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  9. ^ Bremer, Nadieh; Weber, Peter (23 June 2015). "The danger zones in America's shrinking coastline". The Week. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  10. ^ Harris, Miriam. "Award-winning infographic designer Nadieh Bremer on how to create powerful data visualisations". DigitalArts. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  11. ^ Bremer, Nadieh (12 June 2017). Data Sketches. Wu, Shirley (First ed.). Boca Raton, FL. ISBN 978-0-3670-0008-0. OCLC 1145100415.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  12. ^ Santoro, Claire (2020-12-02). "Drawing Out 'Data Sketches'". Data Visualization Society. Retrieved 2021-03-04.

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