Nigel Holmes is a graphic designer, author, and theorist, who focuses on information graphics and information design. He’s also the author of a new book, Joyful Infographics, a personal journey through visual design. Alberto and Simon chat with Nigel about why humanity and fun is so vital in graphics. The music this week, made with TwoTone, is is based … Continue reading
One of the most successful published data journalists in the world today, David McCandless has a new book out: Beautiful News. His work is innovative, newsy, current and incredibly popular with readers — but sometimes controversial with what he calls the “chart police”. Alberto and Simon chat with David about why he gets such Marmite-type reactions to his … Continue reading
Last year the first three of four infographics books for children that I have worked on were published. Now you can get the fourth. Technology is designed by the brilliant Studio Muti and the images above are a selection of some of the spreads. You can get the book on Amazon right now.
Last year the first two of three infographics books for children that I have worked on were published. Now you can get the third. Space is designed by the brilliant Jennifer Daniel and the images above are a selection of some of the spreads. You can get the book on Amazon right now.
When my daughter was three and out for a walk on an autumn day, she pointed at a spider’s web and explained what it was. “Daddy, it’s a website,” she said. It was a visual way to describe a word she had heard but didn’t yet understand. And information graphics and visualisations give us a … Continue reading
Part one of a series of infographics books just published, with research by me and amazing illustrations by the father of infographics Peter Grundy. This one takes apart the human body. Read more… Buy the book from Amazon
Part two of a series of infographics books just published, with research by me and amazing illustrations by Nicholas Blechman. This one explores the animal kingdom. Read more… Buy the book from Amazon