Migrating birds use a variety of navigational cues to make their journeys. The sun, stars, landmarks, and even Earth’s magnetic field offer directional information to keep birds on course. This graphic appeared in the March 2018 issue of National Geographic.
Graphic about the Voyagers' 1 & 2 courses through our solar system and into interstellar space. Printed in the August 2017 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
Design and illustration for a timeline for 1968, a seismic year in social and civil rights movements and the Vietnam and Cold wars. Published in the January/February 2017 issue of Smithsonian Magazine.
We've sent over 40 missions to theMars: flybys, orbiters, landers, and rovers meant to study all aspects of the Red Planet. This graphic looks at the history of Martian exploration. Some were utter failures, others tremendous successes.
Published in the November 2016 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
The changes occurring in the Arctic will have far-reaching, global implications. As the Arctic warms and sea ice recedes further, joint cooperation between the eight Arctic range countries is required to create forward-thinking, climate-smart policies.
Design and illustration of map depicting sea ice and trade routes in the Arctic. Published in the Summer 2017 issue of World Wildlife Magazine.
Illustrated graphic calendar showing the bloom periods of 100 common wildflower species of Yellowstone National Park. Graphic was published in the May 2016 issue of National Geographic.
Graphic showing the overall births worldwide and the rate of births by cesarean section. Responsible for research, concept, and graphic. Published in the April 2016 issue of National Geographic.
As a group, vultures are the most endangered birds in the world. Their numbers around the world have seen catastrophic decline. This graphic illustrates the many evolutionary adaptations that make vultures crucial and irreplaceable members of their ecosystems. Published in the January 2016 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
Main art by Mattias Snygg.
Illustrated graphic about the discovery of a particular plant species growing atop kimberlite pipes, the geologic formations that bring diamonds to the Earth's surface. Published in the February 2016 issue of National Geographic.
A look back at the last ten decades of AKC dog breed rankings by popularity. Why the Boston Terrier isn't as popular as it once was is beyond me.
Published in the February 2016 issue of National Geographic.
Infographic about the evolution of dinosaurs. Small size helped dinosaurs adapt, leading to the group's only surviving members, modern day birds. Published in the June 2015 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
Art direction and graphics for spread published in October 2015 issue of National Geographic magazine. I was responsible for research, concept, art direction, graphics, and animation. Art by Nick Kaloterakis.
China's explosive economic growth in the last century is reflected in the production of cement. This graphic shows the history of cement production in China compared to the U.S. Published in the February 2016 issue of National Geographic.
Illustrated infographic describing tropical plants' ability to attract echolocating bats by shaping the echoes of the bats' calls. Featured in the March 2014 issue of National Geographic. Shown is the graphic as it ran in print and four screenshots of the tablet edition.
This graphic, published in the March 2016 issue of National Geographic, shows the distribution of positive to negative words in select languages. As it turns out, most languages lean towards positivity.
Infographic describing three major 3D printing technologies. Published in the December 2014 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
Interactive information graphic for National Geographic's website. Showcasing Alvin's upgrades and overhauls over its 50-year life.
Nothing happens without a cause. What began with the first humans leaving Africa over 60,000 years ago has lead to countless journeys, inventions, and discoveries. The same spirit that lead man to first journey across an ocean has also lead man to set foot on the moon. This timeline, featured in the June 2013 issue of National Geographic, traces the paths of human exploration around the globe and beyond.
At the height of its power, the Roman Empire stretched from the British Isles to Egypt. To protect its far flung borders, the Empire relied on a vast network of forts, walls, and natural barriers. This map, created alongside National Geographic cartographer, Virginia Mason, was featured in the September 2012 issue of National Geographic.
Awarded Best Thematic Map in the 2012 CaGIS Map Design Competition.
Information graphic from the April 2012 issue of National Geographic. Titanic rendering by Nick Kaloterakis.
Motion and print graphic about the rise of the Food Truck industry appearing in the July 2015 issue of National Geographic.
Video online at ngm.com