Category Archives: Books

Book review: “Dear Data” (Penguin)

To craft something requires skills, mastery and patience. It means to create something step by step, with a passion for details and execution. Crafted products are en vogue these days, and in a world where industrial and digital creation processes

Book review: “Dear Data” (Penguin)

To craft something requires skills, mastery and patience. It means to create something step by step, with a passion for details and execution. Crafted products are en vogue these days, and in a world where industrial and digital creation processes

Book review: “Map. Exploring the World” (Phaidon)

When I think about cartography, I am always fascinated by the different associations the term evokes in my brain: from map nerd to mathematical superbrain, from school atlas to interactive data visualisation, from “dusty” library map room to high end

Book review: “Map. Exploring the World” (Phaidon)

When I think about cartography, I am always fascinated by the different associations the term evokes in my brain: from map nerd to mathematical superbrain, from school atlas to interactive data visualisation, from “dusty” library map room to high end

Book: “Understanding the World – The Atlas of Infographics”

Yes, I am quite excited to announce the release of my second collaboration with TASCHEN publishing, “Understanding the World. The Atlas of Infographics”. Looking back at months and months of doing research, collecting material and meeting professionals from the field,

Book: “Understanding the World – The Atlas of Infographics”

Yes, I am quite excited to announce the release of my second collaboration with TASCHEN publishing, “Understanding the World. The Atlas of Infographics”. Looking back at months and months of doing research, collecting material and meeting professionals from the field,

Book review: Mapping Manhattan (Abrams Books)

Maps are a means to store and communicate location-based data – from physical landscape information to climate data, from popular tourist spots to school data. Maps have also become a very popular format for recording personal memories and subjective impressions

Book review: Mapping Manhattan (Abrams Books)

Maps are a means to store and communicate location-based data – from physical landscape information to climate data, from popular tourist spots to school data. Maps have also become a very popular format for recording personal memories and subjective impressions

Inspiration: Generative logos

Even though tools like “Processing” have been out there for a while, computational design is still a rather new strand in visual communication. In computational design, the final visual appearance is not shaped by the artist’s pen or frozen in

Inspiration: Generative logos

Even though tools like “Processing” have been out there for a while, computational design is still a rather new strand in visual communication. In computational design, the final visual appearance is not shaped by the artist’s pen or frozen in

Book: “Information Graphics”

Boom! I cannot exaggerate my excitement about the release of my first book “Information Graphics”, which I put together with a great team from Taschen Publishing in Cologne. The project was a collaboration with great people from the scene of data visualisation and information graphics.

Book: “Information Graphics”

Boom! I cannot exaggerate my excitement about the release of my first book “Information Graphics”, which I put together with a great team from Taschen Publishing in Cologne. The project was a collaboration with great people from the scene of data visualisation and information graphics.