Summer 2017

Non-woolly mammoth

National Geographic Infographics

Edited by Julius Wiedemann
Preface by Kaitlin Yarnall
Essay by Nigel Holmes
Taschen, £44.99

There are few publications that can boast the depth of resource, aspiration and expertise as National Geographic magazine. Founded by expeditionists, pioneers and cartographers who documented their rich discoveries for a broader audience, it was initially intended for 200 of its chartered members. One hundred years later it had grown to a whopping monthly circulation of 14 million copies across 43 languages.


Cover from National Geographic Infographics. Design: Praline (Giovanni Pamio and David Tanguy). All images from the archives of National Geographic.
Top: Spread designed by Juan Velasco showing albatross illustration by Raúl Martín.


Fraser Lyness designer, London

Read the full version in Eye no. 94 vol. 24, 2017


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