Jonathan Corum

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Posted by Angie—02/2014

Jonathan Corum, the graphics editor for Science at the New York Times, designs print and interactive graphics with a decisive focus on clarity, simplicity, and elegance, translating detailed data into something widely understood.

Last fall, we hosted a two-day workshop with this true master where we learned more about the understated fundamentals of information design. In this video, Corum explains how he integrates “art and annotation” to create a unified visual story and tell us how the NYT developed a serious comic to answer the question: “What is the Higgs?”

For greater insight into Corum’s work, pick up a copy of A Life in Illustration, in which he is extensively profiled, as well as our books on information design including Data Flow 2, and Visual Storytelling.

A Life in Illustration

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
How does it feel to be an illustrator and in what fields can one work? Today’s most successful illustrators present their work and talk about their experiences in one of life’s most beautiful careers.
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Data Flow 2

Design graphique et visualisation d'informations
Posted by Gestalten—08/2013
Le graphisme d’information sous son meilleur jour.
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Visual Storytelling

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Visualizing information in the most elegant, entertaining, and informative ways.
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Francesco Franchi

On Visual Storytelling and New Languages in Journalism
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

Francesco Franchi is the art director for IL-Intelligence in Lifestyle, the monthly magazine of Il Sole 24 ORE, Italy’s leading financial daily.

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The Brotherhood of Chocolate

Rick and Michael Mast run a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Gestalten’s Berlin Food: "Berliner Stulle"

Two simple recipes for fresh lunch options.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

True Legend

Who built the world's most notorious motorcycle?
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Another Dimension of Handmade

Iris Hantverk helps visually impaired people into work, creating beautiful tactile brushes for a wide range of uses
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Recent Book Releases

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Hide and Seek featured on Cool Camping.

Muster machen recommended in creativ verpacken's October issue.

Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed in the October 17 issue of Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung.“The Craft and the Makers bietet tolle Fotografien und Geschichten, die besondere Einblicke ins Handwerk gewähren."

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in the September issue of Das österreichische Grafische Gewerbe.

5-page feature on Hello, I am Erik in the October issue of print&media.

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