Feature: Information design

 
Crashing through the type

Crashing through the type

Time magazine infographics by Nigel Holmes 1970s
 
Life’s little detours

Life’s little detours

Eric Heiman salutes the ‘Edward Hopper of design and comic art’
 
Branches and roots

Branches and roots

John L. Walters on the break-ups and tearful reunions of Rock Family Trees
 
Taught from a new angle

Taught from a new angle

Oliver Byrne’s element of Euclid 1847
 
Tool-shop for a counterculture

Tool-shop for a counterculture

Ken Garland hails the ultimate buying guide for the anti-capitalist revolution
 
Machine head

Machine head

Fritz Kahn commissioned illustrators to realise his surreal pedagogical vision – mechanical metaphors for the human body.
 
LA art school

LA art school

From Punk to production design: the widescreen career of Alex McDowell
 
Head Trip

Head Trip

Simon Esterson applauds the vivid drama of a pharmaceutical brochure
 
Lady with the diagram

Lady with the diagram

Florence Nightingale on Crimean War mortality, 1858
 
A circle that moved the earth

A circle that moved the earth

Copernicus’s diagram of the planets 1543
 
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