Nigel Holmes

Westport, Connecticut



Nigel Holmes spent nearly two decades as graphics director for Time magazine, creating pictorial explanations of complex subjects, and was largely responsible for the explosion of interest in what he calls “explanation graphics.” Since beginning work on his own in 1994, Holmes has explained things to and for clients including Apple, Fortune, Nike, the Smithsonian Institution, and Sony. He has lectured widely and is the author of multiple books, his most recent being Nigel Holmes on Information Design, a book-length ...

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