Nigel Hawtin is the editor of New Scientist and newscientist.com He is a Designer, Graphics reporter, Illustrator and Manager. He is a freelance infographics designer specialising in science and technology. His portfolio can be found on http://newspagedesigner.org/profile/NigelHawtin.

I have now completed my MOOC course, Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization, taught by Alberto Cairo. I wanted to write a review so future students of this class know what to expect. I tried to break down my review by topic. Signing up I first found out about the course by visiting Mr. Cairo’s Website, http://thefunctionalart.com, […]

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 […]