Ted Irvine, the senior design director at Vox Media, joins an impressive roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop (click here to register). We asked him a few questions to get to know him better. While I find inspiration from newspapers, I rarely read them anymore. When I do have the opportunity to do so, I […]
Ibrahim Nehme is the editor-in-chief of The Outpost magazine. Two years ago, he quit the advertising world and founded The Outpost. Published from Beirut and dubbed “a magazine of possibilities,” The Outpost is a quarterly print publication that aims to ignite a socio-cultural renaissance in the Arab world by inspiring its readers to explore a world of possibilities. Soon after its […]
The 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop, just four months away, is rolling out its roster of speakers. We’re sure you will agree that already, the lineup is impressive.
It’s January, so why not take a break from the cold and intimidating land of data visualization, and head off to the warm island where traditional pictorial infographics live?
In other words, go straight to Michael Stoll’s flickr account.
Michael is an avid collector of classic infographic books from the last century. As soon as you start looking at these gems, some truths start to emerge. And I’ll start with two:
1. We are not the absolute pioneers of information design. Many excellent people have gone before us, and produced work that is stunningly effective by any standards.
2. There is a richness to these hand-crafted graphics that sometimes surpasses our work today.
Following a detailed proposal from SND’s Region 16 SND/DACH (German-speaking countries) director Stefan Knapp, the SND board of directors voted to host the 2014 annual workshop in Frankfurt, Germany. The motion was accepted Wednesday in Cleveland with a unanimous vote at the fall SND board meeting, pending a formal contract letter. The workshop will be September 25-27, 2014 in the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Kameha Suite.