The Star Wars Episodes IV-VI Character Poster from designer Wes Anderson is a fantastic visual tribute to the Star Wars series.  The limited run of 500 printed posters sold out in a few days on Spoke Art, but everyone can still admire the design online. In 1978 my father took me as an excuse to […]

Fred G. Johnson was an artist of circus sideshow banners whose career spanned 65 years. He designed advertisements for the Century of Progress Exposition, the 1933 World`s Fair held in Chicago; the city`s old White City and Riverview amusement parks; traveling shows throughout the country; and all the great circuses, including Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey and […]

One of my favorite data visualizations of all time is John Snow’s “Ghost Map” that helped identify the cause of the 1854 London cholera epidemic. I am currently reading Steven Johnson’s exciting book on this tragic chapter in London’s history. The book is titled The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic – […]