Readers: When I was a young lad, before all this fancy technology existed to tell and show me the wonders of our world, I loved to look at the pictures and read the articles in the National Geographic. Launched in 1888, the National Geographic’s mission was to “reveal the wonders of history, popular science, and culture […]

I finally picked up a copy of Nigel Holmes offbeat book, wordless diagrams (2005, Bloomsbury Publishing). Hanging a picture or changing a diaper may seem like commonplace activities, but when visualized on paper in step-by-step diagrams, they take on unusual lives of their own. For the past two decades, award-winning illustrator and graphic designer Nigel Holmes […]