Monthly Archives: November 2014

Infographics as part of journalism

I’m currently enjoying browsing through ‘The Best American Infographics 2014’, introduced by Nate Silver (Mariner Books). I’m appreciating the way that each artist has put together information in an accessible and quickly understandable way. Many of the infographics are about topics that wouldn’t normally capture my attention, but put together in this volume they’re captivating […]

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Text and design need to work together

It’s one of the most common bits of advice for writers and designers: make sure that the writer’s words and the designer’s design work well together. Writers/editors and graphic designers can’t work in isolation from each other. They need to collaborate to ensure that the writer’s words make sense with the designer’s layout. This particularly […]

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