Against Beautiful: Magnet Set, Sorted 🔤🧲

Organizing a fridge magnet set…cause I had to.


August 29, 2023

When you give a fridge magnet set to a data person, some wrangling may occur.

This is a little magnet set I got, sorted by starting letter. Every letter is sorted by the word length then alphabetized.

There were too many words to lay it out horizontally. Here it is turned around, with a few annotations:

Some quick reactions:

Future explorations abound.


  • Started by left-aligning all vertical rows, but got skewed
  • Since all magnets have the same height, could do easy comparison across letters

Image Credit

sort by Zach Bogart from the Noun Project