This spiraling structure is the work of Gustavus Hinrichs. It was one of the many contenders for the Periodic Table of Elements. It was actually better than most, but there's a very good reason why it lost out to the current design.
You're in the middle of a midwestern field right now. You feel a warm breeze gathering. Then wall of clouds starts heading in your direction. The wind gets stronger. Then a thunderstorm comes out of nowhere.