In 1949, Herbert Bayer, the Austrian graphic designer who taught at the famed Bauhaus, embarked on an incredible information design challenge. The “World Geo-Graphic Atlas” (1953) is a benchmark example of information design, fusing vibrant data-intensive displays with a strong multicultural and environmental message.
is a design manager at Chicago-based investment information innovator Morningstar, part of Fast Company's debut Fast 50. He also teaches computer graphics at Loyola University. He is the recipient of a Sappi "Ideas that Matter" design grant. He attended the Yale Summer Program in Graphic Design in Brissago, Switzerland and the Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design. In addition to being a bibliophile of rare art and design books, his other passion projects include designfeast.com and passion-ganda.org.