Manuel Lima is a designer, author, lecturer, and researcher.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Founder of VisualComplexity.com, Design Lead @ Codecademy. Nominated by Creativity magazine as "one of the 50 most creative and influential minds of 2009".

A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, nominated by Creativity magazine as "one of the 50 most creative and influential minds of 2009", Manuel Lima is a designer, researcher, teacher, and founder of VisualComplexity.com - A visual exploration on mapping complex networks.

With over 10 years of experience designing digital products, Manuel has worked for Microsoft, Nokia, R/GA, and Kontrapunkt. He holds a BFA in Industrial Design and a MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons School of Design, New York. During the course of the MFA program, Manuel worked for Siemens Corporate Research Center, the American Museum of Moving Image and Parsons Institute for Information Mapping in research projects for the National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency.

Manuel is a leading voice on information visualization and has spoken in numerous conferences, schools and festivals around the world, including TED, Lift, OFFF, Eyeo, Ars Electronica, IxDA Interaction, Harvard, MIT, Royal College of Art, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, ENSAD Paris, University of Amsterdam, MediaLab Prado Madrid. He has also been featured in various magazines and newspapers, such as Wired, New York Times, Science, BusinessWeek, Creative Review, Fast Company, Forbes, Eye, Grafik, SEED, Étapes, and El País. His latest book Visual Complexity: Mapping patterns of information has been translated into French, Chinese, and Japanese.

 

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"A digital designer and information guru"
New Scientist

"Manuel has helped elevate information visualization to an art form."
Forbes Magazine

"Manuel Lima might well become become the Edward Tufte of the 21st Century"
Creativity Magazine

"The man who turns data into art"
Wired Magazine
 
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