Readers: Start of soapbox. I am a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and believer in the right to bear arms. But, back in the 1700s in the early U.S. founding States, I do not think our forefathers were thinking of citizens stockpiling weapons that can kill mass amounts of people in a few seconds […]

Silencers are a greatly misunderstood component of firearms, in large part because of their portrayal in video games and action movies. Though silencers can greatly reduce the noise of a firearm, they do not eliminate the sound of a gunshot completely. Instead, silencers limit the noise to a hearing-safe level, keeping a firearm’s burst below […]

Readers: Thought I would share this Facebook post that Charles Apple, Deputy Design Director at The Houston Chronicle, shared the other day. Charles posted the front of the 4-page wrap around featured in the June 16, 2016 Boston Globe. Wonderful graphics and the comparisons of bullet wounds on the front and back pages. Design by Dan […]

Jaime Serra is currently the Assistant Chief-Editor of the Barcelona-based newspaper La Vanguardia. Serra is considered one of the most important names in the contemporary infographic scene. Elected by his peers as the most influential infographic designer in the last 20 years, at Malofiej20, his contribution to the field of visual journalism has been praised […]

One of my favorite illustrators is Richard Johnson. If you search on his name on my blog site, you will see several different examples of his work I have highlighted before. Richard most recent infographic is titled Weapons and Mass Shootings. Here are Richard’s thoughts about creating this infographic. I’d like to say this one […]