I'm Daan Louter, a Dutch designer and developer based in London. I'm part of The Guardian Visuals team, where I work together with journalists to find new ways of telling stories. Get in touch via e-mail or Twitter.

Here's a selection of my work 👇

The most unfair election in the world

An interactive datavisualisation that shows you why the Turkish elections are so unfair, by letting you play with the rules.
Story, concept, design and code, for The Guardian

Refugee Challenge, can you enter Fort Europe?

A choose-your-own-adventure story about how refugees enter Europe. Instead of reading the stories, you make the decisions a refugee has to make.
Design and concept, for the Guardian with Seán Clarke and Andrew Mason

The complete guide to Euro 2016

Everything about everyone at the Euro 2016. From player ratings to team tactics to favorite tattoos. It's literally all you need during the tournament.
Design, concept and code, for the Guardian

The dark side of Guardian comments

A huge analysis about abuse on The Guardian, where we try to find out which writers and subjects attract the most abuse.
Data visualisation, for the Guardian with Monica Ulmanu, Josh Holder, Becky Gardiner, Mahana Mansfield

Mekong: a river rising

An in-depth, visual look at how climate change is affecting the countries around the Mekong river in Asia.
Design and code, for the Guardian with Lindsay Poulton, Feilding Cage, Ekaterina Ochagavia

Pontifficator: choose your own pope

A game where you can explore all the different candidates for new pope. And in the end you can choose your own favourite pope.
Concept and design, for the Guardian with Jonathan Richards and Robin Beitra

Civil War
then and now

A gallery that shows the scenes of the American civil war then, and now. I later created an internal tool to make the photo sliders.
Design and code, for the Guardian with Troy Griggs

Create your own Euros 2016 Draw

A tool that lets you create your own draw for the UEFA Euros 2016. Let the pre-fun begin!
Concept, design and code, for the Guardian
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How much have you cost the NHS?

A tool that lets you discover all the different NHS treatments and their costs.
Design and code, for the Guardian with Delphine Robineau

Louis van Gaal phrase generator

Not many people appreciate the bright, slightly mispronounced Dutch-English, quotes of Louis Van Gaal. So I made a phrase generator to spread the word of king Louis.
For The Guardian

Scottish referendum

A dashboard with live results for the Scottish referendum in 2015.
Design and frontend code, for the Guardian with Andrew Mason, Garry Blight, Sean Clarke, Aron Pilhofer

The shirt on your back

In the time you've been looking at my portfolio, clothing retailers have sold for £0, while factory workers in Bangladesh only made £0. This is a story about those people, that make the shirt on your back.
Design, for the Guardian with Seán Clarke, Francesca Panetta, Andrew Mason, Lindsay Poulton