I wanted a small dashboard, but I don't want a glossy screen that lights up in the dark and so on. So In my case, I got myself an E-Ink display and I wished for a project like this. So I decided to use the E-Ink Display for displaying my data in my living room.
The required information for me was classical the weather temperature and conditions and also the departure times from the public transport (for my son) from and to school. The final result looks like this:
Let's get started!