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Juan Velasco and Fernando Baptista(National Geographic magazine)

Information Art

Juan Velasco is the art director of National Geographic magazine. From 1998 to 2001, Juan was the graphics art director for The New York Times. Prior to this he was a graphics reporter for the Spanish newspaper El Mundo (Madrid). He is also an instructor for the Malofiej “Show, Don’t Tell” infographics workshop in Pamplona (Spain), and for the University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre. With his own business, 5W Infographics, Juan has done graphics redesigns for newspapers such as Le Monde (France) and Tribune de Geneve (Switzerland). He has won multiple Society of Newspaper Design awards and Malofiej awards, and he was a Pulitzer finalist ...

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