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You Have Eric Rodenbeck to Thank for All Those Sweet Infographics

Bloomberg Business Week


“Rodenbeck is the founder of the graphics company Stamen Design LLC, which he started in 2001 so he could do the thing he’d dreamed about at Cooper Union: use patterns, numbers, and images to communicate big concepts. ‘I had an appreciation for the pop culture nature of this as a mass-media format to do more than communicate a fact or two,’ he says. Data visualization’s roots in technical disciplines such as computer programming have ‘shackled it,’ he says. ‘I’ve always been interested in breaking free of those boundaries.'”