Book: History of Information Graphics

In the age of digital distribution, when news travels ever further and faster and media outlets compete for a fleeting slice of online attention, information graphics have swept center stage. This far-reaching compendium looks at the rich history of this infographic form, tracing its evolution from the Middle Ages right through to today’s computer-based visualization.…

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Book: The Minard System

Charles-Joseph Minard was the engineer behind THE most famous historical infographic: The flow map tracing the loss in soldiers during Napoleon’s Russian campaign in 1812/13. Drawn and printed in 1869, the map was only the last of Minard’s sixty large format statistical maps. For the first time, my book presents all data maps by Minard’s…

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Book: Information Graphics

I can hardly exaggerate my excitement on the release of my first book earlier this week: INFORMATION GRAPHICS, published by Taschen, is out. It was an honour to work with the very talented and experienced team at Taschen, who supported me in editing, collecting and commenting this large collection of work from the field of…

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