Malofiej 24: Register, submit work now

Now is the time to register for the 24th Malofiej infographics summit, and prepare your entries for inclusion in the print or online categories. The Malofiej is hosted at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, by SND Region 14 (Spain and Mediterranean) and is referred to as the Pulitzers for infographics. The awards, the […]

[infographic case study] Boston Globe’s energetic interactive and print graphics

Chiqui Esteban heads a talented crew at The Boston Globe, creating a stream of great news graphics. Two forces jump to the surface when talking with Esteban. One, the lasting impact of the Globe’s much-heralded 2011 site redesign — a change that brought device-agnostic site design to the top of the news design conversation. This […]

Lessons from Malofiej21: Less gratuitous illustration, more information and ever increasing standards for excellence

In Pamplona, a picturesque city in northern Spain, a week of infographic intensity has been completed. 1,191 entries (from 154 organizations in 28 countries) have been scrutinized, hours of lectures attended, a great deal of food and wine has been consumed, and I made my annual run at the world gin and tonic record. You can see the full list of winners here. And see the golds here.

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Malofiej 20: Best of show for the New York Times, plus the list of winners

The Jury of the 20th International Infographics Awards at Malofiej has given 8 gold medals, 31 silver medals and 73 bronze medals. The New York Times and NYTimes.com were awarded the Peter Sullivan / Best of Show Award, with the graphics ‘Guantanamo Detainees’ and ‘The Guantanamo Docket.’ There were 1,356 entries from 151 media from […]

Notes from Malofiej 20 speakers: visualization, truth and beauty

It’s a packed schedule at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, the site of Malofiej 20. Speakers on the first day focused on data visualization, comprehension of infographic forms, the process of making graphics and more. Here are highlights from some of the sessions. Andrew Vande Moere The tyranny of the pixel Andrew Vande […]

Live from Pamplona, Spain: Malofiej 20 Infographics World Summit

Pamplona, Spain is once again playing host to Malofiej, the world’s top gathering and competition for infographics. This is Malofiej’s 20th year, a significant milestone. For the past few days, a jury of 21 leaders of the craft have judged entries from all over the world and chosen winners which will be announced Friday.

_ Talking graphics: How El Mundo covered the financial crisis.
_ SND’s Year-Long Conversation
_Coverage of SND’s other competitions

Malofiej 20: A competition, a workshop, and a lot more

March in Spain. With world-class infographics to boot. Sound sweet? The Malofiej competition celebrates its 20th anniversary March 18-23 next year with series of special events tied to the competition and weeklong workshop. It’s set in Pamplona, the historic and visually stunning home of the Running of the Bulls. Malofiej has attracted more than 30,000 […]

Q+A with Thomas Molén — Malofiej’s Best of Show winner

Thomas Molén, a visual journalist for Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm), is a self-proclaimed “visual junkie” and “infographics nerd.” He’s also an award-winner. His online graphic showing voting patterns in last year’s Eurovision Song Contest won the Peter Sullivan/Best of Show award in this year’s Malofiej competition. We interview him and take a look at his amazing work.

Infographics report from the Jumping Jester

SND information graphics commentator and world-renowned graphics guru John Grimwade, takes us behind-the-scenes at the recent Malofiej 18. Perhaps the best place to test the pulse of world infographics is in The Jumping Jester, the unofficial Malofiej headquarters. It’s an Irish-themed bar directly opposite the main conference hotel. John went there to see what everyone was buzzing about after the conference.