Author(s): Giulia De Amicis
Infographics is considered to be one of the most up to date and effective way of getting the message across about science. In this book, infographics is used to inform the reader about some of the most important achievements of mankind in the conquest of space and the greatest mysteries it holds. Solid scientific data has been selected and organized into infographic plates which then translate the concepts into images and the numerical data into forms, dots and lines. Interspersed throughout are amusing snippets of information and engaging illustrations. AGES: 8+ AUTHOR: Giulia De Amicis is surrounded by pets and illustrated books and with a strong inclination for freehand drawing and collage since early childhood. After studying Communication Design at Milan Polytechnic she specialised in data and information visualisation with Density Design Lab. Since her graduation she has worked as an information designer and illustrator for several design studios, Ngos and marine organisations. She currently work and live in Brighton, UK.